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My vivitar 5660 keeps saying protected card and won't work even though the card is a new one.
Are you using SD? I think there is a mechanical slide on the card that can prevent it from being written to, maybe you hit it on accident? If this is the case and the slide is not in protect mode, there may be a mechanical switch in the memory slot that is out of alignment that "reads" the position of the slide.
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My vivitar 5660 keeps saying protected card and won't work even though the card is a new one.
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