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Unable to take photos or delete photos message saying card locked



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You didn't specify the make and model of your camrera, so I'll assume it uses SD cards.\012\012\012

Take the memory card out of your camera and look at it. 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 other way and then back again.
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Unable to take photos or delete photos message saying card locked


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Got a new memory card, camera says it needs to be formatted but won't do it. When card is removed the camera still says it needs to be formatted then says card is "locked". Can't take any pictures. Before this kept getting no memory messages even after deleting pictures


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Card lock i have a canon ixus i zoom 5.0 mpix, i really love this my camera cos it brings out good photos. but recently when ever i on my camera to take a snap it says card lock. i tried to open the battery cover bring out the smart card, put it back again, try again but it still say card lock, to it do not allow me take photos again i really do love my camera cos is unique and everybody likes it to but is not working now. pls let me know what to do to it. thanks


Check your memory card,there's a small sliding switch beside it,unlock these, if there's still a message,let it be check by a qualified tech.\015\012\015\012Fred Loja ... Canon PowerShot SD30 / IXUS i Zoom Digital Camera

I have a canon power shot sx120 is, I have tried to take take or delete pictures, I get a message that says "card locked", how do I unlock the card?


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Turn the power off and on again....this is what appeared after i download some pictures to my computer for the first time. When I do this the same words appear on the screen and I am unable to take any pictures When I turn on my Cybershot DCS W90, A message sayes 'turn the power off and on again' the lens does not open and I can't take photos but can see photos stored on memory card.... what do I need to do to fix this?


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My daughter has an olypus FE 115 but unable to find the manual. I have downloaded some recent photo's to a flash drive for her, but when she tries to now view the photo's from the camera it says picture error, I did not delete the photo's from the camera. When I connect to my computer and view what is on the card reader they are still there, so why can she not view them direct from the camera now and what does the error message mean?


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The message on the screen of my camera says CARD PROTECTED .i cannot take photos or delete any . Also the memory card will not come out of slot


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I had deleted the photos then charged the battery. when i turned on the camera to take photos it wouldn't let me shoot and the screen say's Card locked


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I have a samsung TL105 digital camera. It says "card locked" and I am unable to take photos. How do I "unlock" the card?


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When I want to delete photos from my memory card, I get a message saying "card is locked". What does this mean and how can I fix it? I recharged my battery last night.


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I cannot take any pictures or delete them as i am getting a message on screen that says 'card locked' How can i remove this message?


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My Canon A460 says the Card is locked. The lock switch on the card is set to unlock. I have another camera with a similar card. Both cards work in the other camera. neither card will work in the A460 both say Card Locked. It must be something in the camera. I have tried the turn off remove card turn on take picture. No card message. Turn off replace either card and see Card Locked.


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Cant take photos and the LCD screen says "Memory card is locked. Slide lock to 'write' position"


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Frame error Turn on and take photo and then a message comes up saying "frame error" and then Even shutting the camera off. When turning it back on it still says "frame error" . When you take several photos you only end up with a very few on the memory card. What is the problem and how can i fix it? I cant view any of the photos. I replace camera with a new battery. Could it be my SMART CARD. Need help! Fuji MX-2900


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Card locked! i have a samsung l313 camera and this morning i went to go and take a photo and it wouldnt let me take a photo and came up with "card locked!" then i tried deleting a photo and it said the same thing!


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Canon Powershot SD870 troubleshooting. I get Card Locked message and am unable to delete my photos. Please advise how to unlock it


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I am getting a message saying ''card is locked''. now i am unable to take any pictures. how do i fix this?


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