Having problems with your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera ?

Card protected Card says protected and has images that wont erase and wont download! I NEED these pictures on the card! There is no lock switch on the side of the compact falash card. I found protect under the menue on the camera but can not figure out how to unprotect the images. any suggestions?


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Use a separate card reader to download your pics. Then, you can format the card in the camera to get it to work properly.
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