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Installed new memory card says it is protected and to reset How do I reset


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SD type 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.
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Installed new memory card says it is protected and to reset How do I reset


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Try reformatting the card (tools menu on the device). ... Kodak EasyShare One Digital Camera

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