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CAN NOT FORMAT SD CARD IN MY MEMORY CAMCORDER KEEP GETTING - CHECK CARD'S WRITE PROTECTION SWITCH - ALL 5 OF MY CARDS ARE DOING THIS - HAVE DONE THE LOCK-UNLOCK THING - PUT TAPE ON IT - NOW WHAT ??????? THANKS FOR ANY HELP


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First of all, remove the tape. The residue from the tape will eventually gum up the contacts in the card slot. Have you used these cards before or are they new? If new, are they of a size your camera can accept? Have you tried a camera "reset"?
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