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I'm getting a message like 'Memory stick is locked' due to which i cannot take snaps..

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Pull the memory stick out of the camera and look on the side of the stick you should have a slider switch change the position of it and it should work that is a safety so you don't accidentally erase your pictures
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I'm getting a message like 'Memory stick is locked' due to which i cannot take snaps..

Pull the memory stick out of the camera and look on the side of the stick you should have a slider switch change the position of it and it should work that is a safety so you don't accidentally erase your pictures ... Digital Cameras

Hi I am getting an erro message "r33" in the "number of exposures remaining box" - when the message comes up I cannot take a photo - its like the camera is locked. any ideas? also, sometimes the r33 message comes up and it does let me take the picture. so maybe the camera locking issue is not related top the r33 message? Lance

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I have a sony mpeg movie Vx dsc-p32 and I have 2 Memory sticks, one 64 MB and the other a 256 MB and about every third time you we turn the camera on the lcd has a message of No memory stick found - I've tried blowing in the slot where the memory stick goes and nothing happens, but like a said every 3 times or so you turn it on it happens. when it happens we usually let it sit for a few minutes and then we turn it back on and its fine. this sucks when you want to take a picture of the memory

... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T5 Digital Camera

My memory stick was full. Deleted, I thought, but the next event I was only able to snap a few pics before I got the message the stick was full. I finally found instructions online to fully delete, but now when I look at the bottom left of the screen it shows 101 - 1944, which suggest to me there are still pics on the stick. I'd like to complete swipe it clean. Help

The best way to erase everything is to "Format" the card. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

We found an old Sony Cybershot DSC - S30 camera laying around in our office. I was going to let my young son play with it as he would like a digital camera. I kept getting the memory stick error message. I ordered a new memory stick PRO Duo for it with a 4GB disk. It still shows the error message. Neither the old 4MB stick or the new Duo stick will allow the camera to format the memory stick. Any ideas??

Hi,DSC-S30 is an old digital camera that supports up to 128MB memory stick. Its hardware does not support 4GB memory stick. Click ... Digital Cameras

Have had this Sony camera about 7 yrs and never had a problem..today I went to take a picture and I get a message that the Memory Stick is locked.?

Check the memory stick for a small plastic switch with a picture of a lock beside it, make sure it is not turned on. ... Digital Cameras

Hi. Last time I went to used my camera the screen showed a message saying the memory card was damaged. When I tok it out I saw that it was slightly damaged on the bottom strip. I have replaced it with another memory card but the same message keeps coming up so I cannot take any photos.The message says: "This memory card cannot be used. Card may be damaged. Insert another card." Any suggestions how I can reset the camera before I pay to put it in for a service?

It is possible that there are bits of the damaged pieces struck inside the card reader contacts in the camera.\012So if you can remove the battery and memory card and tap upside down ,you might be able to retrieve the broken pieces.\012us ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

I have the sony s950 camera with 2gb san disk stick. I have managed to take plenty of pictures in it, but when i try to turn it off and turn it on again, it keeps asking to reinset memory stick. i try to insert the memory stick to the computer but it wont read it. the pictures are still on the memory stick but we cannot view it. Is there a way to recover the files on the memory stick?

You can recover pictures from camera with asoftech photo recovery program. ... Sony Cybershot DSC-S950 Digital Camera

Hello, I have the following problem: I cannot delete images neither take new pictures. When i try to delete pictures it shows the following message: The card is locked, unlock the card to access delete features. When i try to take a new picture it shows the following message: LENS ERROR Try turning the camera off and on again (before this message it says card locked). Thanks for help!!!

Unlock the card by moving the slide switch on the side of the card. Solve your lens problem with these:\012Fixing a Lens Error ... HP Photosmart M447 Digital Camera

Missing pictures I recently went on a trip and took some pictures that disappeared from my camera. Later I started getting the message 'Card cannot be read' so I purchased another memory card. I was taking pictures when I get the message 'Card cannot be read'. I turned it off and back on and the missing pictures were there. I then get the message 'Out of memory'. I turn the camera off and back on and the missing pictures are gone again. WHERE ARE THEY???

Hey flowernthe,\015\012 The error message “card cannot be read" means there was and error when the camera tried to access the memory card. To fix this you should make sure you are using the right kind of memory ... Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

My Canon Powershot A560 memory card is locked and it is the camera doing it not the memory stick. When I turn on my camera I get an error message"memory card error" then when i press to view pictures it says the memory card is locked. i have switched the lock switch on the card, and it doesn't do anything, i have also tried formatting my card.

1 Turn the Canon Powershot A560 over so the bottom is facing up. 2 Locate the door on the bottom of the camera. The door is labeled "CARD/BATT. OPEN." 3 Place your thumb on the sl ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

I have a canon powershot sx110is and when i turn it on it will not take any pictures but instead gives the message "memory card error." When I put it to the display mode it says the same message plus "memory card locked." I checked the Sd card and it isn't manually locked. I don't know what to do and I don't think I did anything to change the settings. Help!?

First see if the camera will work without the memory card installed. Then format the internal memory using the camera's setting as described in the manual.Then turn OFF the camera and insert the sd card. Turn on and reformat the card too. ... Canon Powershot SX110 IS Digital Camera 9.0MP

I appear to have lost all my holiday photos due to a crash within the camera when the memory was reading full. Although the camera is not recognising any images on the card It still has a message saying memory full. I have tried to copy the images within the camera memory onto the apparently empty memory card but again the message comes up no images to copy. I know the data is there because the camera will only let me take 12 frames before it tells me that its memory is full. How can I recover t

You can try to get your images if you use an adapter for the memory card that connect to your computer then there is an application that recover files from a memory card \012\012Hope it will help ... Fuji Digital Cameras

I purchased a Sony cybershot DSC- S930 and inserted the Lexar memory stick (supposedly compatible with a sony camera) and upon turning the camera on there is an error message stating there is not internal memory (as the internal memory only has room for 2 photos). I cannot seem to be able to use the memory (8Gb) and have tried to go into Setup - Format- but there are no options to format the stick, only to erase the internal memory. Any help would be appreciated!

Hello,The camera does not recognize the card because1. Card not compatible2. Camera cannot handle such a large capacity.3.Card not inserted correctly.Maybe a recent firmware update can address the 2nd limitation. ... Sony DSC-S930 Digital Camera

Memory stick locked

If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email [email protected] He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera

Card lock i have a canon ixus i zoom 5.0 mpix, i really love this my camera cos it brings out good photos. but recently when ever i on my camera to take a snap it says card lock. i tried to open the battery cover bring out the smart card, put it back again, try again but it still say card lock, to it do not allow me take photos again i really do love my camera cos is unique and everybody likes it to but is not working now. pls let me know what to do to it. thanks

Check your memory card,there's a small sliding switch beside it,unlock these, if there's still a message,let it be check by a qualified tech.\015\012\015\012Fred Loja ... Canon PowerShot SD30 / IXUS i Zoom Digital Camera

When I power up my Sealife Reefmaster Mini without a memory card in it the preview screen has data on it like it normally does (except it says memory full). when I insert the SDHC memory card in it like I always have used before and power it up the little green light over the preview screen lights up, but that is it. nothing on the preview screen and the camera almost seems frozen. so i cannot navigate any of the set up or anything to format it or figure out what the deal is. soon as i take the

There could be something in the card port, you should also trydown loading any pictures on the internal memory & format it the (if you can) format the card with the camera ... SeaLife Reefmaster DC300 Digital Camera

I have a silver crest DC581.I have inserted my extra memory. now i can't take pictures because i have the error message 'memory lock' and my memory function is on 'lock' with a padlock icon displayed. how do i unlock ? Help

Hi! Try inserting the memory card on the camera then link it to a pc. By doing so you can unlock the card using a pc. Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! ... Digital Cameras

My Kodak Easyshare V1233 comes on stating "Interna; Memory Filled" I went in and cleaned it. But it seems like I only get 5 pictures that I can take after that. I take the five (the number in the corner states 5 as it goes down to 0 as I take the five shots???? Then I get the Internal Memory Filled message again??? What is going on??? Please help, Pattie

The V1233 has 32MB of internal memory. At 12MP, each image file is probably about 5 or 6MB in size. 32MB of memory will only hold 5 6MB files.\012\012\012To take more pictures, insert a memory card into the card slot. ... Kodak EasyShare V1233 Digital Camera

Memory card errors. I turn it on and get message MEMORY CARD ERROR PLEASE CHECK CARD. Occurs on different cards. Sometimes I can clean the contacts on the card and it will work. Sometimes, I can take pictures but if I remove the card it cannot be read if install it back or by a computer or printer. I use the camera as publicity in trade shows taking then printing pictures, so the cards are removed and inserted constantly. I have reformatted the card in the camera, still fails.

Hi wait a moment pls your request is been proceeding.. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 Digital Camera

I own an E500 finepix and I am shortly to go on holiday where I will be taking a lot of snaps, so I would like you to tell me which setting would be best for the ,most general snaps irrespective of the size of my sd card.I have 64mb and a 1gb cards to use. I am aware of the fact that I have a manual , but I cannot seem to get the max '(photos) out of my cards , could you please help, because where I am going to take the photos is a once only place . C Calvert

If I understand you correctly, you want to get the most pics on a card possible. You can do that by going into the menu and choosing the lowest quality setting and lowest number of pixels. The problem is, if you later decide to print the pics or if y ... Fuji FinePix E500 Digital Camera

Nikon coolpix s1. Camera displays message : "this card cannot be used" with no memory card. and then no buttons work. With the memory card installed no photos can be save and error: Card cannot be read. I was thinking it might be a firmware problem, I would like some idea before I send it off to be repaired?

Its possible that the internal memory is busted. The solution for this is... Buy a memory card, memory cards are cheap nowadays. If using a memory card still doesn't help. You might want to just get yourself a new camera because you probably wouldn't ... Nikon Coolpix S1 Digital Camera

Dear taran_2005, Thanks for your reply to resolve the issue. After sending you my issue regarding Nikon Camera D80, I formated the card. All snaps were deleted as expecter. Display "No Memory Card? and status marked" LOCKED did not changed. I tried to take shots - I took over say 6 nos. The display "No Memory Card? and status marked" LOCKED remained as earlier. I got 3nos 2 GB cards, only one was formmated but could see no result change please. The camera is brand new. Upgrade fIrmaware may be a

Please make sure your memory card does not have the "Lock" setting clicked on. It is a small slider at the side of the card. Check this out and try to save again to your card. ... Nikon D80 Body Only Digital Camera

I have a AGFA 830s sensor which comes up with the message card locked when the card is not locked and I cannot delete or take new photos. I also cannot unlock the photos on protect.

Are you sure the slide switch on the side of the card is in the unlocked position? ... Agfa DC-730i / AP1100 Digital Camera

Memory card error is the message that is coming up on the screen, which means I cannot take any pictures, as the internal memory is full with three pictures. I have tried to format the camera, but the same error message is coming up. I have also tried a new SD card, but it will not clear the error. If anybody can help, It would be much appreciated. Davy from Scotland.

Are you formatting the camera or the memory card? You should do both. Also, make sure of the position of the slide switch on the side of the card. ... Pentax Optio S4i Digital Camera
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