Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
It keeps telling me that my memory card is locked and I can't take any pictures.
Move the slide switch on the side of the camera.
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Anything I try to do on the camera, keeps telling me my memory card is locked. I've tried different cards. My three year old may have pushed a button??!! Can this be undone where I can take pictures and use my camera again? Thanks so much.
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It keeps telling me that my memory card is locked and I can't take any pictures.
Move the slide switch on the side of the camera. ... Digital Cameras
Card locked when i turn the camera on with a memory card in it, it says card locked and i can't take pictures, delete them or anything. i know its not the camera card because i take it out and make sure its unlocked. when i don't have the camera card inside the camera it works perfectly... and ever since i lost my usb cord i cant put my pics on the computer...please solve my problem
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Just purchased a polaroid digital a 800 camera. Trying to take a picture and it keeps telling me card is locked. Alsol said to format sd card but the card is formatted.Cannot take a picture.
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After locking memory card, do I then unlock it to take pictures and will that then erase the memory card or can you tell me how to so
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My camera won't let me take any pictures or look at them. Everytime I turn it on it says memory card error, card locked. i've tried moving the locked switch on the side of the card up and down but that hasn't done anything. and i know it isnt my camera because i put an old memory card in it and it read that memory card just fine. I have pictures on there that i dont want to lose and i tried putting them on my computer but it says i didnt take any pictures..I know i did though because i used it t
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The memory card is locked and I cant figure out how to unlock it...the camera wont take pictures and cant even erase the pictures
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I purchased an 8GB Gigaware SDHC card and it will not work in my camera. The camera will not take pictures and it keeps telling me that there is a memory card error. Can you please tell me how to fix this problem? Thank you.
You didn't tell us the make and model of your camera. It's possible that your camera can only use SD cards....not SDHC but we don't have enough info from you. Check your owner's manual. ... Digital Cameras
After taking a number of pictures on holiday my camera now keeps coming up with the message telling me to clean the memory card I do this but nothing changes. At the risk of losing my pictures I have pressed to format the card but it will not do this either
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I have an a801 8.0 megapixals polaroid and just purchased a compatible 2gb sd memory card for it. It fits perfect and all but the screen keeps reading memory card protected even after I flipped the lock unlock switch. How can I take pictures since its currently not letting me?
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My camera keeps saying "card locked". It will not let me take any pictures, unless I put in my other memory card. But this particular card is not full.
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My vivitar digital camera 8025 will not allow me to take pictures. I took all of my pictures off of my 2 GB card with a card reader and checked off erase all pictures from memory after uploaded to computer on the wizard. When I tried to take a picture after I put the memory card back in it tells me the card is full. What do I do?
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The card, or memory chip in camera is locked, and i dont know how to unlock it, so now i cant take pictures, or upload my pictures, or even delete photos,i just need to know how to unlock my camera.
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Memory card my memory cards that worked in my other kodak camera isn't working in this camera. 9z1485 is) it won't let me review pictures already on card. help I received a Kodak Easyshare C713 for Christmas. I have gone through the formatting process with a new memory card, but the camera only takes the 10 pix in the internal memory and then tells me the memory is full. Have a 2GB card which I can't use. Shall I take the camera back to the shop?
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