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Canon powershot sx200is with panasonic 4GB memory card says memory card is locked


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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.

If that doesn't work, try another card.
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Canon powershot sx200is with panasonic 4GB memory card says memory card is locked


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