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I am digitalizing old 3 by 5 kodachromes unto a memory card. Far from full, the message is that the card is "protected" ???


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Make sure the little switch is in the down or toward the contacts direction.
Try another card if this persists.
Copy all your info from the original card, then format the card in the camera or digitizer you are using. Also you may need to look at your manual for the unit to make sure you are using the card correctly and that it is not too big for the camera or other digitizer you are using.

The size will matter on some digital cameras and may not see the complete size. It may only use a certain size such as some which can only use up to 2GB, no larger.
Also the brand may make a difference, see your manual.
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