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My camera reads card locked. and i cant take a

\015 My camera reads card locked. and i cant take a picture. what do i need to do?\015

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The SD cards have a physical locking switch on the side. Pull the card out of the slot and take a look at the edge. The lock is a small micro switch on the edge.. It may have a label and arrow pointing to it..
Make sure it's in the off position.
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