Having problems with your Aiptek PocketCam 4000 Digital Camera ?

Locked on card protect

\015 I have aiptek480p camcorder when trying to take photos red flag appears saying card protect what does this mean ? cannot take photos , how do I disconnect it so can take pics ? book has no info on this . Thank You\015

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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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