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When I turn on my camera it says write project and wont let me take pictures


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You didn't specify what make and model camera you have, so I'll assume it uses SD and/or SDHC cards. If it doesn't, please reply to this post specifying the make and model.\012\012\012

SD and SDHC 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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When I turn on my camera it says write project and wont let me take pictures


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