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Camera reads card lock when trying to take a photo


\015 All of a sudden the screen reads "card lock" when trying to take a photo\015

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Since you neglected to specify the make and model of your camera, I'm going to assume it uses SD/SDHC cards.

SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.
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