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Canon 1000d cant take pics cos card is write protected. how do I switch this off?


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Canon 1000d cant take pics cos card is write protected. how do I switch this off?


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I downloaded my pics off my memory card to my laptop now the memory card is reading when i turn on my camera memory card is write protected what does that mean? i have a nikon coolpix s60. when the memory card is in i cant take pics or delete any!


Look at the memory card. 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. ... Nikon COOLPIX S60 Digital Camera

I have a fe-200 olympus camera, after i transferred the images, the memory card say write protect, the memory card has no switch on the side, and now i cant take any pictures happened to both of my memory cards together


Your camera uses xD memory cards, and they never have a physical locking switch.Your problem is most likely due to having used the xD card in an external card reader. The host pc sometimes sets the xD card as a "read only" drive. If so yo ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

What does card write protection mean and why cant i take a pic?


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I cant take pics r delete dem it says memory card is write protected when i put it on much help is needed thanks


Good\012 day,This is a common problem that many people experience with \012their SD Cards when they are "Locked".It is normally an easy fix and\012 you can follow a method that I posted on my tips here: ... Nikon COOLPIX S51 Digital Camera

When you switch on the camera it keeps coming up with CARD WRITE PROTECTED and u cant take any pictures or do anything. What do you need to do to get that off


Look at your memory card. 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. ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

My card says: card write protected & won't let me take pic's


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 ful ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Yesterday I transferred all my pics from the xd picture card to my computer, nad now I keep getting write error message when I take a pic. The manual says that the card is write protected! How did this happen, and how to I fix it?


I don't think the XD card has a lock switch (some do) but what I fully expect is that the memory card requires your to format it to the camera you are using it in. You didn't tell me what camera make or model But you did say you have a manual, look f ... Fuji Digital Cameras

I've been using the same memory card for a while. Recently, after uploading some pics onto my pc from the card, upon putting it back in the camera i got a message on the viewfinder that says, "Memory card is write protected." I didn't change anything and can't understand why that happened. Now I can't take any pics or delete any that are on the card. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you, Linda W


Assuming the switch on the side of the card is in the unlocked position, did you remember to use the "safely remove hardware" function before removing the card from the computer? ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

Cant take photos as it says the card is write protected


Take your memory card out of the camera and switch the position of the little "lock" tab. That should fix it and you can start saving images. ... Nikon Coolpix 4100 Digital Camera

Memory card i used wallmart site to download pics, with the usb, when i was done turned the camera back on, the message i get says memory card is protected, reset switch on memory card, i have done this several times and it is still there.i can not remove it or take pics, but i can get into the review option. help.


There is a catch inside the camera that is possibly out of whack. You need to make sure the camera itself is not moving the security slider on the memory card. This would be due to puting the card in wrong or just from wear on the camera. ... Kodak EasyShare C340 Digital Camera

Protected card pops up and I cant take any pics?


Remove the card from the camera.  There is a small slide tab on the card which shows a picture of a lock.  Move the slide tab to the unlock position.  If this doesn't fix it, replace the card. ... Fuji FinePix A201 Digital Camera

My camera says it is write protected ???? i cant use it now :-( how do I correct this (if I take the card out I can take pictures but not when the card is in )


You didn't specify the make and model of your camera, so I'm assuming it uses SD cards.\012\012\012SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The positio ... Digital Cameras

I have a kodak easyshare z915, when I try to use it it is as follows Memory card protected (reset switch on memory card) Go to Review any idea where this switch is or what this is about at this time I have 205 pics and can not delet nor can I take anymore thanks in advance Brenda [email protected]


If this is an SD card, the switch is on the side and should be in the unlocked position. ... Kodak Digital Cameras

My canon EOS 100D digital SLR is saying 'card write protected' when ever I turn it on. It just started to appear on my screen for no apparent reason one day and it won't let me take pictures anymore. It's not the card it's the camera, I have tried sliding the switch on the side of the memory card and even tried new cards in my camera but it happens with every card I insert. I have googled the problem and can't find any solution to fix the problem. Would be very grateful if you could help at all


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No Card My Fuji MX2900 has been working perfectly but when I switched it on the other day I have a No Card warning on the display, I have tried 2 other cards which were all working fine but all of them are now showing this No Card warning??? I cant take pics now or get any images on my display


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Card write protected is all I can get. tried different cards, the switch on side of card is in unlocked position. what else could help. can't take pictures.


There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use of a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the tiny slide swi ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

Cant take photos as it says the card is write protected


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I have a vivitar camera its pink.after my memory card locked i cant talk pictures no more every time i press a button it lik takes a pic but i cant look at them if you no the promblem please write me at. [email protected] thankx


Take the memory card out of the 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 i ... Vivitar ViviCam 5022 Digital Camera

Have imported several pics to i photo this morning... Put card back into camera to take more pic..... Displaying write protection... What is this how did it happen and can I get rid of it please help I am going away nxt week and need my camera thanx


Take the card out of the camera and check if you slid the switch on the side to the write protect setting. Slide it in the opposite direction and reinsert the card in the camera. Please note it is a tiny switch. I hope this helps. ... Nikon COOLPIX P4 Digital Camera

My camera has this card protect on it. i cant get it off i cant take pics or delete them either please help me! and also do you know if this camera has sound and mine is touchscreeen also


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 ful ... Vivitar ViviCam 8025 Digital Camera

My Fuji XP Waterproof camera says card protected everytime I put it on. I cant take pics. Is this message the camera or the card.


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Write protected. won't let me take pic. If


On the side of your SD card there's a switch. ... Olympus Camedia C-310 Zoom Digital Camera

I have a canon rebel xsi dslr camera. All of the sudden when I try to take a picture it says that the card is write protected. I have even gone and bought a new card but it still says write protected. Can't fomat card because it says write protected. I don't know how to set to factory default settings? What should I do?


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OK I UT MY MEMORY CARD IN MY LAPTOP AND I STILL CANT FIND HOW TO TAKE THIS WRITE PROTECTION OFF. PLEASE HELP


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