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There is a small plastic lock switch on the left side the down position is locked if it is reading locked in either position try putting a small piece of tape over lock area
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Change batteries and sd card locked displayed, new batteries and new unlocked card installed


There is a small plastic lock switch on the left side the down position is locked if it is reading locked in either position try putting a small piece of tape over lock area ... Canon Digital Cameras

My cannon a 530 says that it has a memmory card error, and it shows memmory card locked momentarally at bottom of screen, i tried to unlock with the slide on the card itself, but that did not help. i put a new memmory card in and it shows the same. i also noticed a watch type battery next to the aa batteries, could that battery be the problem ? i have never changed that battery and this camera is several years old.


No that's not likely the problem. The new card is probably the issue, especially if it is 4GB or higher. 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 c ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera

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Dear taran_2005, Thanks for your reply to resolve the issue. After sending you my issue regarding Nikon Camera D80, I formated the card. All snaps were deleted as expecter. Display "No Memory Card? and status marked" LOCKED did not changed. I tried to take shots - I took over say 6 nos. The display "No Memory Card? and status marked" LOCKED remained as earlier. I got 3nos 2 GB cards, only one was formmated but could see no result change please. The camera is brand new. Upgrade fIrmaware may be a


Please make sure your memory card does not have the "Lock" setting clicked on. It is a small slider at the side of the card. Check this out and try to save again to your card. ... Nikon D80 Body Only Digital Camera

I just recharged my battery, installed it in the camera, turned it on and "card locked" is displayed. How do I unlock it?


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 PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

Just installed a new memory card in my powershot A430 and the camera says memory card error, card is locked. how do I unlock?


What type and size memory card? The A430 works with SD cards. It won't work with SDHC cards.SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nea ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera

Have a new Canon Camera with 2gb SD card. Card was OK at first but now comes up as card locked. Installed in a different camera with same results. Lock switch on card is in unlock pos.


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CARD LOCKED my camera says the my memory card is locked.?? i dont no how to unlock it My A 450 says my card is locked, but the card is NOT locked (button on the side of the card is in unlock position). The camera still indicates card locked with a new card inserted. When i try to take a picture it says "Card Locked!" and it wont let me add a new folder onto the card once its on my computer


There should be a small toggle along the end side (it is tiny and easily missed, but it is there, I just checked my memory card / mine is 4GB SD card from Sony) that you can swtich to unlock\015\012and your images may come back that way. ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

Canon A560 powers on, lens goes to full zoom won't retract, no buttons work, shutter doesn't work, everything locked up. I've changed the AA batteries, the CR1220 disc battery, and also put in a new card, still locked up.


Moisture probably got inside to lock-up the mechanical drive. Leave it in a dry environment for a few days then try again. If it doesn't work then it'll need repair in a shop. ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

It keeps saying card-lock and I cannot undo it It will not let me take any pictures I cannot find anywhere on the camera how to get this card-lock UNLOCKED. Can you help me. The camera is brand new. Battery is fully charged


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Lens is stuck shutter is open, changed batteries , tried new batteries, inserted SD card, installed AV lead, put some lubricating oil around lens layers, Any other ideas... Please N.


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Display shows card locked,even with new sd card installed


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 ot ... Moultrie D-50 Digital Camera

I have installed a new SD card and made sure it is unlocked. When the camera is turned on it says that the card is locked??


Hello(Read the whole solution)OK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might \012sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the \012memory card and switch the lever on the left side ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

CARD LOCKED my camera says the my memory card is locked.?? i dont no how to unlock it My A 450 says my card is locked, but the card is NOT locked (button on the side of the card is in unlock position). The camera still indicates card locked with a new card inserted.


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"Card Locked" The "card locked" message keeps coming up even though my memory card is not locked. I bought a new memory card, and put that in, but it still says "card lock." I even put new batteries in, but still "card locked." So I know it's the camera, and not the memory card. What do I need to do?


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Coolpix 5700 My digital camera was working fine. Today, I turned it on, black LCD and see nothing from eyepiece. Also trun on display mode. no pictures can be played, suppose there are pictures. changed to a new card, the problems are still the same. Battery is fine. What shall I do? Justin


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Locked up When i turn the camera on all it does is show date / time on the screen.no buttons work.i changed the 6 volt battery and the little watch battry under it with no results.only thing i have not tried is a new memory card.


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A message displays on my screen 'Card is Locked. How do it change thing to being unlocked so I can take photos


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Err 99 shooting is not possible i have changed the battery pack installed a new lens also removed the cf card but still the err is coming wot should i do


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Change the battery pack when new battery pack is inserted. We thought it might be our charger or the battery pack is just old. So we bought 6 new batteries and charged them on our firends cannon power shot charger put them in her camera and had no problem. We then put them in our cannon and received the change battery pack display with in minutes on some and instantly on others. Is there a issues with the connectors? The latch mechanism that holds the battery in and the ejector spring are also f


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Install new batteries,within minutes of useage battery indicator starts flashing & short time later camera says change battery &camera shuts off. first 3 yrs batteries would last for weeks, i could take a1000 shots plus view edit etc. i tried new charger &batteries ,non rechargeables plus i changed the internal battery for date& time,took camera to shop and had it checked for shorts and discharge problems they said everything was within specs.i have been told all canons do this after 3 or 4 yrs,


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Nikon COOLPIX S710 stops working after battery and/or memory card are removed. I have reformed the memory card (no change). Purchased 2X new batteries (no change). One of the original batteries will allow the camera to work, directly after a fresh charge, but not after it is removed, unless directly after insertion from being freshly charged. Have checked all 4 different batteries and voltages all appear at of above specified 3.7 VDC. Still only one of the 4 will ever allow the camera to functio


A voltage test alone cannot determine if the battery is good unless you can have the current rating of the battery tested. So if the camera comes on after a charge it seems that the battery is not retaining current for the camera to boot on.\01 ... Nikon COOLPIX S710 Digital Camera

What does change the batteries message indicate when new batteries are installed? Canon S2 IS will not turn on in camera mode but reads "change the batteries" even with new batteries.


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Even with new batteries, the screen says batteries exhausted on Coolpix L18. Sometimes by switching the position of the batteries, it turns on. (I'm not talking about changing the polarity...just changing location. Today, when I got it to turn on briefly 1 time, it said the card couldn't be used, even though I've used that card before.


Your problem may be due to corrosion on the\015\012battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the\015\012batt ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

Card Locked have put new batteries in, switched on to take pictures then it comes on screen Card Locked. Removed batteries and card started again, sometimes it works, but mostly I have a repeat performance. Nothing in the book to explain.


There is probably a little slide on the side of the card that locks it. Take the card out and slide it back to the unlocked position. ... Samsung Digimax S600 Digital Camera
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