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My Canon PowerShot Digital Elph will not recognize any new memory cards. It keeps giving me an error message that says, "Memory card error. Card locked." I have made sure the card is not in the locked position.
New cards must be formatted in the camera to work properly. ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera
I know other people have had this problem - but can't find a solution. I have a Canon Powershot SX200 with a Simpletech 2GB memory card, after taking 185+ pictures on vacation the card says it's locked, getting a memory error. In another camera it doesn't recognize anything, I've ran three card recovery programs on it and they can't find anything. Of course, I feel sick about losing these pictures of my kids/family on vacation - does anyone have any suggestions before I throw in the towel - y
Ok,\015\012\015\012Most Sd cards have issues if you do not format them fat 32 or better filing system thus this locked thing happens to people. I have found if the card was formatted fat32 or NTFS above the 2gb l ... Digital Cameras
Hi, My canon PowerShot A540 camera gives an error " Card locked" Memory card error. I tried switching off the lock, but it didn't help. The card does not get recognized while inserting it in the laptop. Can you please help me? How can I recover the photos saved on the card?
First of all, sorry that your post was overlooked for so long. \015\012For the card locked problem, see this.\0 ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera
My Canon PowerShot A480 isn't recognized by my Mac. I don't have a memory card reader on my comp - oddly, an old no name camera prompts Canon software to open as soon as it's plugged in t
ALTERNATE WAY TO TRANSFER PHOTOS AND VIDEOS TO A COMPUTER If your photos and videos are stored on the memory card, then remove the memory card from the camera and insert it into an USB memory card reader. Connect this USB memory card reader and ... Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera
I've bought a 4GB memory SDHC memory card to my Canon powershot A 430 camera, and when i put it in my camera - it says memory card error. I tried to unlock it by the small button, but didin't help. What should i do? Is there anywhere wherein the SDHC Card can be used on Canon PowerShot A430
The Canon A430 uses MMC and SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot they are electronically incompatible and will not work. You need to use SD cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera
I recently purchased a 32 gb memory card for a Canon powershot sd 700 is Gigital elph. This is the second card I have purchased and I keep getting a memory card error message. The 16 gb card in the camera is a Canon product are there proprietary issues with the use of non Canon cards or is there another problem/
Here's the specs for your camera from Canon. Sorry, but ... Digital Cameras
When putting a Lexar Multi-Use 16 GB SDHC memory card in my Canon Powershot A540 I get Memory Card Error message as well Card Locked message. Have tried unlocking it by the slide on side of card, is t
It's a lost cause. The A540 works with SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible and will not work in devices not designed for them. You need to stay with SD cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera
Will not recognize memory card - Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera
Please see this link for additional troubleshooting tips for SD card problems.\012\012\012 ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera
My computer, now with WIndows 7 does not recognize my camera , Canon PowerShot A75 or any photos on the memory card
You can try the following:- install the software provided with the camera- search on the web for new or updated versions of the software- check the camera connection settings. The computer has to see it as a flash memory, and not pe ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
When i plug my canon powershot a590 to the computer, the windows cannot recognize it,i already did the steps in the manual,also reformatted the memory card several times, pls help, thanks.
I opened "System" then click Hardware, click Device manager, from the "Action", click "scan for hardware changes". It's done, the computer recognized it. thanks also.. ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
Hi, I have problems with downloading pictures from my Canon PowerShot 200IS. The PC is not recognizing the camera any more (used to work before). It doesn't work using the UBS-cable nor insering the memory card directly inte PC. I have tried to reinstall the software, but that didn't help. Regards, Anneli
I hope its usb cable my have some problem..... try to purchase a new car reader to insert memory card into it and plug it to pc via usb port..... then also if you face same problem then check you usb port drives and install them......... to rectify t ... Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera
What is the maximum size of the memory card of the Canon Powershot A470 camera can recognize?
Te Camera can support the SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card upto 4GB. ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera
My Canon Powershot doesn't recognize the SD memory card. What can I do?
Try a new memory card ... Digital Cameras
Hello, I have a Canon powershot SX100 IS, and everytime i turn it on it beeps and says on the screen "lens error, restart camera". I have tried tapping it, shaking it a bit. turning on and off. Put in new batteries, taking memory card in and out. Turning it on at different angles. Connecting to the computer. But nothing is working, it wont even let me look at the photos when i press the play button, and that doesnt even require opening the lens! please help! thankyou.
Try these procedures. ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 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 am trying to copy JPG picture files stored on my computer onto a 2GB memory card. When I put the card in my Canon PowerShot D10, and connect the camera to the computer, I can copy or remove pictures FROM the card, but I cannot add or copy pictures TO the card (the "Copy to Folder" box is greyed out and unavailable). Also, I have tried connecting the same memory card to a Dynex Memory Card Writer/Reader. This does allow me to copy pictures from my computer to the card, BUT, when I go to v
Hi\015\012\015\012\015\012The pictures need to be in the appropriate folder inside the card (the same folder where the pictures go to), also the pictures need to be the same type as what you have taken with the camera.\015\012\015\0 ... Canon PowerShot D10 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot A620 says no memory card when there is a memory card installed. Tried two different cards and both not working. Card is not full or locked. Card door closes all the way. Owner's manual's answer is that there is no memory card installed when you receive that message. Any suggestions?
Your camera has a board with the SD card slot board and electronics to record and retrieve images. This board can be replaced and should cost about $100 to repair. ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot SD400 No memory card message, but there is a memory card installed. Tried multiple memory cards and got the same message. Made sure the memory card was locked.
There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the tiny slide switch ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera
My Canon Powershot A560 memory card is locked and it is the camera doing it not the memory stick.And there is nothing in the manual about how to fix it. 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 and turns itself off. I have had this camera for some time and have never had issues uploading pictures onto my computer or with the memory card.I really would rather not lose the pictures that are on the camer
Remove the memory card from the camera. Note that there is a small slide switch on one of the long edges of the card. Slide the switch to unlock or lock the card. ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
I have a canon powershot sx200 IS and I recently went on vacation and took a lot of pictures using teh SD memory card provided with the camera. For some reason, after almost filling the card I received a memory card locked error. I checked the card, it was not locked. I even tried in another camera and same error. So I got a new SD card, took more photos and then all of those photos were erased. I could not find them when reviewing on the camera, another camera, or even with a USB card reader. A
The likely reason this keeps happening is that these cards weren't formatted in the camera when you first got them. However, don't do so just yet as formatting also erases the card. If you are using a memory card, take no more pics until you've reco ... Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera
I bought an canon powershot 210 is and put in the memory card called centon 16gb. it worked but then it said memory card error,memory card locked.what can i do to fix this?
Most memory cards have a lock on the actual card. Pull out the memory card, and on the side should be a small rectangular piece of plastic. Slide this down the side of the memory card until it won't go any farther. Put it back in the camera, and you ... Digital Cameras
I dropped my Canon IXUS 55 and now it's not recognizing the memory card. Message is "No Memory Card Selected." Is there a reboot or do I need to take it in? (the memory card is fine)
Do you have a second memory card that was not dropped in the camera? Try it. If the same message comes up, better take it in to the repair shop. If a camera receives a sever knock of any kind, taking it in is always a good idea - even is it seems to ... Canon Digital Cameras
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera keeps giving me a memory card error. The memory card is a 4gig PNY memory card (lower budget)
Bring protect picture on camera screen in playback mode, press protect button again to un-protect it or go to menu and find protect and select it press OK to un-protect picture file, now you can delete it. ... Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera
I just bought a new canon powershot xs20is. When I put in the new 8gb memory card to format it, it said memory card error. My camera won't allow me to go into formatting to format it. Is it a bad memory card or what's the problem?
Did you check the write protect tab on the card? ... Polaroid i1035 Digital Camera
I have a brand new Canon PowerShot SD750 camera, I have a sundisk imback 1gb memory card in the camera. I took a bunch of VERY IMPORTANT photos over the past two weeks and suddenly the camera says "Memory Card Error" and I have lost access to my photos and cannot take photos unless I put in another memory card. Are my photos lost for ever, or is there a way to access them?
CardData Recovery can recover data from all camera flash memory cards includingCompact Flash Card (CF), Smart Media Card, Secure Digital Card (SD),Multi-Media Card (MMC), ... Digital Cameras