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In my memory card a grey tab which is called lock tab is broken when it was in lock mode, so can you pls help me how to remove write protection from it?


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You might be able to shift this lock to the unlock position with a pin. Or the picture files may be opened on a computer copied and saved. In any event you need a new memory card
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