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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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I have a digital camera and the model is C1033 , i put a san disc drive card in with a memory card in the san disc and on christmas day it worked fine, a few days later i couldnt take a picture and it says WRITE PROTECT, also it wont let me delete anything because it says WRITE PROTECT when i click delete or try to take a picture, what is causing this?


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Have you checked the slide switch on the side of the cards? Should be "unlocked". ... Digital Cameras

Memory card when i put my memory card in my camera it wont let me take pictures or delete any it just says "card protected", but when i take my card out it will take pictures


From your description it sounds like your card is full. Are you able to download to your computer? If you are able to do that then try deleting individual photos on the card using the Computer to do so. If you can achieve that then try to Re-format t ... Digital Cameras

Can't take pictures it says card protected - Digital Cameras


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Polaroid Digital camera saying ''card protected'' and won't take any pictures at all.


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When you check the card on the computer does it say its full or is their space left on it? Also it sounds like it is only using the internal memory. Have you checked the settings to make sure it is using the memory card?Thanks,Lee ... Digital Cameras

The camera says protected card and wont let me take pictures . How to take the protected card off?


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