Having problems with your Cannon Digital Cameras ?
When I turn my camera on it says card locked. I have tried taking out the batteries and nothing helps.
The problem of card lock also appears if the card is formatted in a filesystem other than that which is supporeted by the camera.\012 insert the card into a card reader and format the card to fat32 filsystem. with allocation size 4096k. everything will be fine
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When I turn my camera on it says card locked. I have tried taking out the batteries and nothing helps.
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