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Canon IXUS 960is - came to use this morning and "Card Locked". Cannot find how to unlock? Can you advise?


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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.

If that doesn't work, try another card.
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