Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I put my 2GB kingston card on the computer and when i put it in my camera it says the card is locked and i can't take any pictures please help

Answers :

These cards have a little switch on the card that can write protect or "lock" it. Take the card out of the camera and check this switch. To unlock it, it should be moved towards the edge of the card which has the electrical contacts.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Digital Cameras

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I put my 2GB kingston card on the computer and when i put it in my camera it says the card is locked and i can't take any pictures please help

These cards have a little switch on the card that can write protect or "lock" it. Take the card out of the camera and check this switch. To unlock it, it should be moved towards the edge of the card which has the electrical contacts. ... Digital Cameras

I recently purchased a hitachi 1251e and have put a 2gb sd card in and now i cant take any pictures and the screen shows "media error". please help me, what do i need to do??!!

Hello!!Firstly switch off the camera.Press and hold the ok button and turn the camera on and off for few times whilst keeping this button depressed . ... Hitachi Digital Cameras

Card locked when i turn the camera on with a memory card in it, it says card locked and i can't take pictures, delete them or anything. i know its not the camera card because i take it out and make sure its unlocked. when i don't have the camera card inside the camera it works perfectly... and ever since i lost my usb cord i cant put my pics on the computer...please solve my problem

Are you able to format the card in the camera. Also the USB cable you probably need is the same as most other mini USB devices. ... Samsung Digimax S73 Digital Camera

I have just recieved my camara today. when i turn the camara on it says ''storage error'' and when i try to take a picture it says '' card fuul'' ???? i have re formated the memory card, changed the batterys, and taken the 2gb memory card out but nothing. can u please help me with this???? thanks sarah

Change the primary storage to save the pictures to memory card and not the camera's internal memory. If you can't find the place to change the settings, let me know the brand and model of your camera and I will see if I can give you detailed instruct ... Digital Cameras

My Camera turns on But will not take a picture, I push the button to take a picture and it doesnt do anything! I took the batteries out, charged batteries, took out the lens, took out the card, and put them back in, i cant find anything wrong, the button will not work, PLEASE HELP! I have the Canon Rebel XTi.

Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the\015\012battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything el ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

What do I have to do if the camera says crad protected and won't let me take or delete photos?! It let's me look at the photos and I can't delete them! I put the blue 1 GB chip in the computer yesturday and put the pictures on my computer, when I putthe chip back in and turned on the camera, it said card protected! Please help me now!!!! My dad will be home soon and it's his camera!

Look at the memory card. 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. ... Fuji FinePix F45FD Digital Camera

Hi, im hoping you can help me. My cam is saying protected card as soon as i turn it on, i cant take pictures or earse them, it worked not even 5 mins ago and now it doesnt please help

You didn't specify the make and model of your camera, so I'm going to assume it uses SD cards.\012\012\012Take the memory card out of your camera and look at it. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the ... Digital Cameras

My samsung S750 camera is just showing a white blank screen. Cant see anything. It can still take pictures, but cant see them through the camera, only is you put the SD card in computer. I can hear the soung going to menu. But there is nothing.. Please HELP !!! Yolandie

... Samsung Digital Cameras

My samsung i5 is not saving pictures i just recharged the battery and put a new memory card in it. When i take a picture and then go back to delete it camera says "no file found" or "file error" I don't have the manual for it. Please help?

Maybe the memory card is kind'a broken.....? try to bring it to someone who knows how to fix it...or...bring it to the shop where you bought it and tell your problem ask them if they know how to fix it.......... ... Digital Cameras

I need help. I have Fujifilm xd-Picture card M1 GB for my Olympus stylus camera. I have pictures stored in them already and when I tried to download the pictures, it took a very long time to read the card and still it wasn't recognize. And then I tried putting the card back to my camera and it gave a me a card error. It says I have to clean the contact area of the card with dry cloth which I did several times and still giving me the same message (clean the card....). Please help...I am very

Sounds as if somehow the memory card is corrupted. In order to retrieve the images you would need to run some type of image recovery software. You can try a program called zero assumption recovery which will allow you to try and retrieve the images ... Digital Cameras

Well everytime i put it back on my camera i cant take picture or record a video & it say on the screen " protected card" and i dont know why? i need help

Take the memory card out and look on the side and you will see how to slide the tab to unlock it. ... Digital Cameras

When I put the memory card in the camera it says 'cannot read' it. How do I format the card? I know it has the right 'size' memory. The memory card I am using is the same one I used a few months ago and I saved the pictures I took to a computer and erased the pictures off the card. Now as soon as I turn the camera on it says 'This card cannot be read'. Im frustrated as there is nothing in the manual that seems to get my camera working again. I have only had it for a year. Please HELP!

Do not use the computer to erase the card. This is the reason your camera no longer recognizes the card. Now you need to format the card in the camera to get it to work properly. ... Digital Cameras

"Card Full" Images printed at Wal-Mart. Unable to remove from card. Images downloaded to laptop...formatted from computer. Insert card in camera...can't take pictures, display reads, "Card Full". Format attempted in camera...ends up with "No Images" indicating format is successful. Still can't take pictures...display says "Card Full" Not my camera. It belongs to elderly uncle who expects me to "fix" his camera! Please help.

My answer:Your 2000 model year Olympus\015\012D-460 Zoom DigitalCamera, that is now possibly going on 8 years old\015\012(not sure when youbought it), may not only be having memory card\015\012problems so much as it(camera itself) may jus ... Olympus D-460 Zoom Digital Camera

Memory Card When attempting to take a picture my memory card is readin "card protect". What is going wrong or How do I fix that problem? i try to take a picture or video but every time the screen says card protect so i can't... help me please? -Lacey

Hi,\015\012\015\012Check to see if the lock tab has been put in the lock position. If yes then slide to the unlock position. ... Digital Cameras

When I turn on my Dimage E500, I get a blank black screen. I can review the old pictures taken on my memory card through my camera with no problems. I just cant take new pictures and if I try the pictures come out black like the screen. I have changed my batteries and memory card but nothing has helped. Please help me. Thank you Nicole

Check that is not the shutter that is stuck ... Digital Cameras

Card Problem When I put my card in it goes to (card set up) power off or format????? I have tried everything and cannot get rid of this I cannot take pictures. It was fine until I put card in computer and downloaded the photos, put it back in camera and now this is all I get, it is driving me crazy,,,,,,what is wrong??? I have even put new batteries in please help ASAP. [email protected]

Hey abbers,\015\012 What is most likely going on is your computer formatted the card to it, and the card needs to be formatted to work in the camera. What you should do is choose to format the card when you get the me ... Olympus Camedia C-3020 Zoom Digital Camera

I have a 2 GB Lexar micro sd card. I had it in my phone and my daughter got ahold of it and put the card in backwards. Now I can not read it at all. I put the card in my camera and it says that the memory card is locked. I put it in the computer and it won?t even read the drive. I need the pictures off of it. Some are from the birth of my last daughter. Please help me.

Try unlocking the LOCK slide button if you're using adapter.\015\012Leave a reply! :) ... Digital Cameras

Memory card error - After taking about 300 pictures on a 2 Gig Kodak SD memory card. I get a message on my Canon camera that says '' memory card error'' I tried to put the chip in a differant camera but it tells me to '' Format The Card'' I am afraid if I do that I will loose all of my pictures. I tried to load the pictures into my computer the way I always do and nothing happens. Any helpful ideas ? Thank You

Take no more pics until you've recovered the photos, take the card out of the camera. Here's some freeware photo recovery software th ... Canon Digital Cameras

Capture Error I can successfully take about 10 photos and then get either garbled weird images or a "capture error". I've updated firmware hoping that would help but to no avail. The only way I can continue to take pictures is to reformat the flashcards. I thought at first it was the card but then purchased another card and when I put that in, when it wrote the image it was all just garbled as before. HELP PLEASE!

This is somewhat of a long-shot, but try formatting both of your cards in your camera. I once bought a digital camera and tore my hair out with similar symptoms until I formatted the card in the camera. If the problem persists, I'd call Kodak. Good l ... Kodak DCS 14n Digital Camera

I have a DMC-LZ3 camera which I currently use a 512mb SD card. I recently bought a 2gb SD card which although tells me the number of pictures I can take, when I try and take pictures it comes up with 'write error'. Can you help please.

Did you remember to format the card in the camera before using it for the first time? Is the slide switch on the side in the "unlocked" position? ... Panasonic Digital Cameras

When i turn my fujifilm z20fd on it says card error, if i try and look at my pictures, it says card error. I can't take any pictures either! Please help!

Well, in this case there is a good chance that there is some problem with your card then.In some cases, filesystem structure gets corrupt on memory cards, depending on severity you might get variety of issues. In most cases formatting the card ... Fuji Finepix Z20fd Digital Camera

Carded Locked Well i was at my aunts house taking some pictures of the kids and my girlfriend and i let my cousin use it and i tried to take pictures and it says "Card Locked" I Need Help Please

HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Pentax Optio S40 Digital Camera

Protected card... my digital camera has a card, it is a lexar 2gb sd card and every time i try to take pictures, it tells me that the card is protected, also it wont let me delete pictures that have already been saved on my card, can u please help?

Move the slide switch on the side of the card. ... Sakar Digital Concepts 5.1MP Pink Digital Camera and Digital Photo Frame Plus 1GB Accessory Kit

Neither the fujifilm 256MB xd card nor th enew Olympus 2GB xd card will work in the A340. I've put the card in and went to Format it in the camera as per teh menu. It acts like it does but when you take a picture it says "write error" When you turn it on again it still says "card not initialized." I've tried formating them with the camera on (lens cover open) and using the menu and with the camera off (lens cover closed powered on using the button on the back) and using the menu from that screen

The camera needs to be up-dated to read the cards it may still have the old dater in it! so it cant "see" the biger cards ... Fuji FinePix A340 Digital Camera

File Error I have a Sony Cyber Shot camara. It has one problem after taking some pictures or recording a vedio, the pictures can't be viewd and says file error, the display mode shows file error, when I format the card it works for while after some pictures again same problem, I can't harldly take more than 30 pictures. Please if you can help me. Thanks, Mansoor

Hi,\015\012\015\012It might be time for a new memory card.\015\012\015\012A last effort you can try is to remove the memory card and insert it into a memory card reader connected to a PC. There are diagnostics and utilities that can be performed on y ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4232 seconds