Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
Why does my polariod t730 read protected card when on the picture taking and video taking settings?
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.
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 :
Why does my polariod t730 read protected card when on the picture taking and video taking settings?
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 ot ... Digital Cameras
Write Protect I own an olympus Camedia D-390 and use an xd picture card (16mb) recently I tried to take a picture but when I slid back the cover it comes up with the error message "Write Protect" I have looked in the manual and all it says it that my cameras write protect feature has been enabled by a pc; connect it to a pc and turn this off. Just one problem....How??? I have trid connecting it tothe pc and changing the attributes of the folders;but everytime I take off the "read only setting
What should i do? would u mine pls to teach me sir? ... Olympus Camedia D-390 Digital Camera
I have a Nikon S3000 digital camera in blue and i recently bought a Sandisk 8 gb card for it and before i had a 4 gb card, as well a Sandisk. My 4 gb card worked fine and recorded videos but my 8 gb card does take pictures but its a bit slow and it will start to record video but after ten seconds or so it will say that this card cannot be read. Any help to what settings i need to change or is this the wrong card? Thank you.
Sandisc makes cards in various speeds or "classes". For videos, it's best to use a class 6 or better card. Sounds like your new 8GB card is a class 4 or lower. ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 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
I have a canon rebel xsi dslr camera. All of the sudden when I try to take a picture it says that the card is write protected. I have even gone and bought a new card but it still says write protected. Can't fomat card because it says write protected. I don't know how to set to factory default settings? What should I do?
Have you checked the slide switch on the side of the cards? Should be "unlocked". ... Digital Cameras
When turning on the camera, the card reader light flashes sometimes for a full minute before you can take a picture, I am using a Olympus xD 2GB memory card which works fine after the card reader light quits flashing. Is there some setting that I need to set to get the camera to quit reading the whole card every time I turn the camera on. I formatted the card on the camera.
Are you saying that even with an empty card, it still takes that long? How are your batteries? Fresh or old? ... Olympus Camedia C-60 Zoom Digital Camera
Hi, I've a Panasonic LUMIX FZ38 (fw version 1.0). When I want to clear the SDHC content via pc (camera in Mass Memory Mode), or to transfer the pictures via cut, it says ''Unable to delete...the storage card is write protected''. but my card isn't protected! And it's impossible to set the photo folder out of ''Read Only Mode''. Instead, if I put the same SDHC in a memory card reader, I can do everything I want. Do you think it's normal?
Yes, it's normal. You should never try to delete, format, transfer to camera, or anything else with the computer. It's always from camera to computer...never the other way around. And when you're finished downloading, always use the "safely remove ha ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera
Card locked my camera is stuck in protect mode and the menu wont let me get back to protect to change the settings. any time i try to take or delete pictures it tells me "card locked" how do i fix this?
There's a little yellow switch on the left side of your memory card labled "lock" with an arrow pointing down. Push it up.\015\012Note: If it doesn't work right away, try uploading all your photos to your computer and then dumping them off of the car ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera
Nchatta Hello, My Canon s45 was working perfectly until it was dropped from a very very small heigh in a soft leather case with protection. The camera works in the sense that it can read and display the images from the SD card perfectly, the lense extends but you cannot see anything on the LCD when wanting to take a picture bar a white box in the middle that usually turns green once focussed (but now doesn't.) The screen is just black. The shutter clicks, takes the picture, but just a black LCD
It seems like if u see icons on lcd then sorry to tell u i think ur CCD is gone it seems like , but to make it sure first get the lens checked but iam pretty sure abt the CCD bcoz it is risky in impacts and jerks ... Canon PowerShot S45 Digital Camera
My sd card is locked every time i take a picture or a video and when i put it on internal memory it does take a picture but not much memory but when i put it on auto setting i can't delete anything and all of that other stuff!
SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. Try sliding it all the way away from the contacts and then all the way toward them. If that doesn't fix it, try another card. If that doesn't do it, then you may have a problem with the mechanism within th ... Sanyo VPC-E760 Digital Camera
Memory card had the memory card out to download pictures, put it back in the camera and a red box with format set:ok, shows up, if I hit ok again a blue box which reads, format done but unable to do anything else after this.camera just beeps. have I managed to wreck the memory card? when I take it out the camera works. What type of memory cards are adequate/comparable. Thanks so much
Make sure you have saved everything you want from the card on your PC, then format the card (FAT 32) with the card in the card-reader.\015\012\015\012Then put the card back in the camera.\015\012\015\012Can't guarantee this wi ... Samsung Digimax A402 Digital Camera
Memory card My exboyfriend did something with my memory card. It seem locked because I can not take any new pictures. The display reads Memory card is write protected
Look at the edge of your memory card. There's a little sliding bar that clicks up and down. Click it onto the other position. That should unlock it. ... Nikon COOLPIX L5 Digital Camera
Settings I went into menu. Read formatt and I was trying to get the setting to take more pictures. My camera was set at low-level formatt so I hit okay and it wiped my whole memory card out. How can I recover this? Thank you, Kristen
HiSorry, but you can't. Once you delete photos from a camera memory card they are gone.Thomas ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera
I have an a801 8.0 megapixals polaroid and just purchased a compatible 2gb sd memory card for it. It fits perfect and all but the screen keeps reading memory card protected even after I flipped the lock unlock switch. How can I take pictures since its currently not letting me?
The sensor inside the camera that detects whether the card is locked or not is faulty, and needs to be fixed. That's assuming the card isn't defective, and false-triggering the camera.\015\012You can try another card, but I think the camera w ... Polaroid a700 Digital Camera
No picture on LCD preview. camera appears to take shot but can't view it. In video mode, seems to record but only sound, no picture. May be on memory card, but can't view it. LCD shows all data, ie set up, instructions etc. Seems to be lack of info going to CCD?
Hi there ScottyThis problem is one of two things.\015\012\015\012A broken/malfunctioning ccd\015\012A shutter that is stuck closed.Okay , to diagnose , go and sit next to a ... Fuji FinePix A800 Digital Camera
My camera is a samsung s1065 and it will not read my memory card. There is no photos on the camera's memory or the SD card's memory because i uploaded them to my computer using a "all in one" USB stick from jessops however when i turn on my camera it says that the memory is full. I cannot take any pictures or videos using it now. Please help me!
If the images were "copied" the original images will still be on the disc. Try formatting the memory stick and see if this clears up your situation. If not, write back with specifics. ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera
I just bought the olympus X-42 and it took pictures fine. Then I uploaded them onto my computer. After that I wanted to take more pictures and now it says, "Write Protected" I looked at the instructions on how to remove it, it says, "Use a computer to cancel the read-only setting." I don't know where that is.
This is almost always a setting with the "write protect" or "lock / unlock" tab on the SD or SDHC memory card itself - and is easily remedied. Remove the memory card from the camera if it isn't already, and look along the left edge of the card. Find ... Digital Cameras
"Protected Card" my camera won't take any picture or delete any pictures.. when i try to it says "protected card".. i tried taking out the battery, taking out the memory card, resetting the camera. i am out of ideas, help!
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 ot ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera
I used to be able to take 1000+ pictures on external memory card. Now I'm trying to take pictures and it will only allow me to take 9 pictures but on the camera memory. I have reset the camera to factory settings and also purchased and inserted a new external memory card and I cant to taking pictures via the external memory card. Do you have any suggestions??
With no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions to erase the internal memory. Then, insert your card and do the format thing again (This will erase your card so if there are pictures on it, download ... Olympus SP-565 UZ Digital Camera
Video duration I have a GE A835. I want to take video. It shows that I can only take thirty minutes with a 1 gig card. The only thing that I can think of is that there is some reason it is putting the files on the camera memory instead of the card. I have used all the settings I can find to put video on card. I know that it has to take longer than that. My PHONE will take 14 hours. I would be happpy with less quality for more time. HELP
... General Electric A835 Digital Camera
My camera won't let me take any pictures or look at them. Everytime I turn it on it says memory card error, card locked. i've tried moving the locked switch on the side of the card up and down but that hasn't done anything. and i know it isnt my camera because i put an old memory card in it and it read that memory card just fine. I have pictures on there that i dont want to lose and i tried putting them on my computer but it says i didnt take any pictures..I know i did though because i used it t
It sounds like your media is malfunctioning (controller issue).Our company, LC Technology, is the only Sandisk-appro ... Fuji FinePix A350 Digital Camera
Missing pictures I recently went on a trip and took some pictures that disappeared from my camera. Later I started getting the message 'Card cannot be read' so I purchased another memory card. I was taking pictures when I get the message 'Card cannot be read'. I turned it off and back on and the missing pictures were there. I then get the message 'Out of memory'. I turn the camera off and back on and the missing pictures are gone again. WHERE ARE THEY???
Hey flowernthe,\015\012 The error message “card cannot be read" means there was and error when the camera tried to access the memory card. To fix this you should make sure you are using the right kind of memory ... Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera
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
Close-up picture Hi! I purchased my camera to take up close-up pictures of handmade greeting cards. The cards are 4" x 5 1/2" with lots of little details. I'd like to show as much detail as possble. I'm not sure what the best setting are? I've tried using the flash, but the whole picture just glares out, the light bounces off of the card and makes a big glare in the center. Without the flash, the picture is too dark. Can you help me figure out the best setting to use? Or, what kind of lighting
Take photo under diffused light from sun inside the room or outdoor. Do not use flash. Try to use macro mode else adjust using manual focus(MF) mode. You will sure get a fantastic exposure.-G.Ganesh, Boisar ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
Memory card errors. I turn it on and get message MEMORY CARD ERROR PLEASE CHECK CARD. Occurs on different cards. Sometimes I can clean the contacts on the card and it will work. Sometimes, I can take pictures but if I remove the card it cannot be read if install it back or by a computer or printer. I use the camera as publicity in trade shows taking then printing pictures, so the cards are removed and inserted constantly. I have reformatted the card in the camera, still fails.
Hi wait a moment pls your request is been proceeding.. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 Digital Camera