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When I switch on my olympus it says 'write protected'

\015 When I switch on my olympus e-410 it says 'write protected' and when I try to view the pictures I have taken it says ''card error'' - this happened when I was in the middle of snapping pics of my little girl - and the card has all my hol pics on!!! help!!!\015

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