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Hi... i have an Olympus Camera model no. E-P1 and i can't take picture because there's this "write protect" popping out on the screen... can u help me please on how to remove the "write protect" so i can use again my camera...thanks


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This camera uses SD or SDHC memory cards. This type of card has a little switch on it that can write protect the card. Make sure that the switch is moved towards the edge of the card that has the contacts, not towards the middle.
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