Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I Put my memory card (SD 1.0 GB) in the computer to take photo's from it and in a hurry i pulled it out without safely removing it or anything. now when i turn it on it says 'this memory card is protected' and wont let me do anything eg none of the buttons work??


Answers :

It sounds as if something has got messed up on the card

Did you get all the photos off the card that you wanted to? If so, try the following:

Put the card back in the computer. Go to 'My Computer', right-click on the icon for the memory card and select 'Format'. (WARNING - Doing this will wipe any data from the card!)

Once your done, try it in the camera again. Hopefully all should be OK again.

It might also be worth reformatting the card with the camera itself. It shouldn't make any difference, but some people recommend this.

Hope this helps,

Matt
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