Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

When i turn the camrea on it says write pratected and it won't let me take picures or delete them.


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SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
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When i turn the camrea on it says write pratected and it won't let me take picures or delete them.


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