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I can't take pictues because my memory card said card protected and I need to know how do I unlock it.


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Check on the side of the sd card.Most have a very small switch on the left side.Switch to the opposite side and see what happens.You could also put the card in and go to the menu on camera and try to format memory card,Good Luck.
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I can't take pictues because my memory card said card protected and I need to know how do I unlock it.


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Memory card my camera keeps erasing my pictures. it sais that the memory card needs to be formated but it will erase all files on the camera. i have important photos that are on there right now, that i cant download to my computer. please help with suggestions to make the photos come back. i tried to lock and unlock the memory card but its no use. i really dont know whats going on so can you please make some suggestions to the steps i need to take to get my photos back.Thank You.


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Hi,\012\012This used to happen when the write protect lock on in the memory card. Refer the manual to see how to remove the memory card.\012\ ... HP Photosmart M547 Digital Camera

I bought this camera off of an realestate agent, she said it wasnt very old and that it worked great, it didnt have a memory card in it she said i would haft to get one. I have gotten 3 differnt ones and they all say it cant be read. I talked to a walmart associate and she thought I needed a 1 gb memory card for that camera so I got one off line and it still does the same thing. I put the same memory card in another camera and it works just fine. I have this nice camera and I cant even use it


Your camera is only supporting: SD/MMC up to 1 Gigabyte\015\012The card that you currently have might be high speed HHC. All should be sorted if you change the SD card to the supported MMC SD card. ... Kodak EASYSHARE CW330 Digital Camera

I contacted dxg and they told me just to take card out and unlock it with the little lever on the top left. i did this and it still wont unlock the card. i also tried an old sd card out of a camera and it also said card locked, which i know its not. i don't know what is going on. my daughter had used this camcorder for more than a year and all of a sudden she cant take a picture or record anything


The internal memory of the camera must have been used at one point, remove the memory card from the camera, go into menu and locate "format" follow the instructions to remove the pictures when prompted. When you have completed the process install the ... Digital Cameras

How do I recover a protected album from my camera? There is a protected album on my camera that I want to delete, However, I can't seem to find it, it won't show up on my computer when I insert the memory card or if i plug the camera through a usb. The only reason I know it's there is because when I put the memory card in a digital picture frame the album showed up there, however since it's protected I cant delete it. Help!!!


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Try turning it off and doing it then if not then try to protect them ant take it out ... Canon PowerShot S51S Digital Camera

Locked Card Does anyone know how to unlock a memory card on the Optio W20? I follow the instructions (press 4-way controller down in play mode, select protect, hit ok) but then I don't get the same screen as what the instructions say will appear. I'm supposed to see a screen than gives me the option of protecting one image or all images, then there should be one that says protect or unprotect. Whenever I try to do this, I can only select protect, but my camera then says the card is locked - it


Take the memory card out of the camera. Look at it carefully and you will seea small tab. Move the tab from the locked position to the unlocked position. Re-install the memory card into the camera and then you're done.\015\012EEee ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera

Memory Card When I turn my camera on it has on the screen Memory card is protected(Reset switch on memory card).... It won't let me take a picture... I need to know how do I get this off of my camera...


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 ... Kodak Z8612 Digital Camera

My Kodak EasyShare C195,everytime i turn it on it says memory card protected reset memory card. i don't know how to do it. i've tried to unlock it and slide it both ways and no results.


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Card locked when i turn the camera on with a memory card in it, it says card locked and i can't take pictures, delete them or anything. i know its not the camera card because i take it out and make sure its unlocked. when i don't have the camera card inside the camera it works perfectly... and ever since i lost my usb cord i cant put my pics on the computer...please solve my problem


Are you able to format the card in the camera. Also the USB cable you probably need is the same as most other mini USB devices. ... Samsung Digimax S73 Digital Camera

I purchased polaroid i1035 10 megapixel cemera,when i am taking a picture its show error message "card protected" on my LCD screen. i saw some of the solutions from internet to change the position of memory card to unlock on the left side of the memory card but its not working. i changed both up and down of memory card to unlock but its not working i formatted me memory card on the PC also but i am not able to format from my cemera,its showing same error has "card protected" please give me so


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I have a vivitar 925hd dvr camera and a pny 2gb sd memory card for it but when I try to use the camera it says "card protected" I already know about the lock/unlock thing on the side of the sd card and have triple checked that it is always unlocked. So what would be the problem?


I have same problem. Any resolution? ... Digital Cameras

I just bought a new memory card for my camera and a message comes up on the screen ''card not initialized''. I don't know how to do that. My daughter said it could be done by plugging it into the computer somehow, but I need directions on how to do that. Could you please help me. I'm not very savy on this stuff.


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Format I don't know what happened. I introduced my memory card into a laptop to read all the pictures and I couldn't read them. Finally it said tje card needed to be formatted and it doesn't let me try another activity with the camera. It just gives me two options: shut down or format. What happened? I don't want to erase my pictures!


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I have a cannon rebel eos. It was working fine until last sunday, I now get an error msg 2 which means cant read memory card, I have tried everything, new card, batteries, I dont know what else to do. Can anyone help? Im in desperate need of my camera, and where I live there is one person who works on cameras! Any advice would be so appreicated. thanks


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I have a Brand new camera, the cannon SD880.. I just got back from vacation and as I opened my camera it said memory card error, I then clicked the button to view my pictures and it said memory card us locked. ( It was unlocked though) I took the memory card out and it was unlocked... I tried downloading them onto my computer and It read no photos. I am very worried that they are gone, which would make no sense, is their anyway to fix this? how can I recover this problem thanks


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The yellow slide pin to unlock the memory card is broken..so wen i inserted the memory card into the camera..it said memory card is locked..so hw to unlock d memory card now.?.


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Well everytime i put it back on my camera i cant take picture or record a video & it say on the screen " protected card" and i dont know why? i need help


Take the memory card out and look on the side and you will see how to slide the tab to unlock it. ... Digital Cameras

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My optimus digital camera says that the memory card is locked I need to know how to unlock it


Move the slide switch on the side of the card. ... Digital Cameras

The camara said camara memory locked i need to know how i can unlocked


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My memory card is protected, it doesn't have a password, the switch doesn't unlock it, and I need to use my camera.


They putting a piece of tape over the locking slide slot that what fixed ours ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera

Dc dxg-202v tapeless digital video instruction manuel. I need to know how to delete images on the memory card in the camara. And then unlock the record button to record a video.


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