Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

My camera seems to be locked. I didn't know it

\015 My camera seems to be locked. I didn't know it could lock. How do you unlock it?\015

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SD and SDHC 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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