Having problems with your Canon IXUS 860 IS Digital Camera ?

Memory card Im unable to unlock my camera memory card. My camaera is a Canon Digital IXUS Wireless. It is preventing me from deleting and re-sizing my pics.


Answers :

There is a little slide switch on the side of the SD card that will lock it.  It could be that it got bumped the last time it was inserted, or the memory card could be defective.  I saw this happen with a SanDisk memory card that hadn't been removed from the camera.  Removing the card and sliding the lock switch back and forth, then re-inserting finally solved the problem.  It was a bit disconcerting when it happened.  I would recommend that you get a replacement memory card to use if it starts to happen repeatedly.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon IXUS 860 IS Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Memory card Im unable to unlock my camera memory card. My camaera is a Canon Digital IXUS Wireless. It is preventing me from deleting and re-sizing my pics.


There is a little slide switch on the side of the SD card that will lock it.  It could be that it got bumped the last time it was inserted, or the memory card could be defective.  I saw this happen with a SanDisk memory card that ... Canon IXUS 860 IS Digital Camera

I hv Canon A470 digital camera...i tuk a video recording of 17-18minutes and the size is 1.57GB...my memory card is 2GB...the problem is that i am unable to transfer the video file to my PC....is there any way to transfer the file to my PC or do i need to delete the file?


Use a card reader to transfer it to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

Internal memory?? some how my pics got deleted. my friend thinks they might be stored in the cameras internal memory and not on my compact flash card. so i took out the momory card and pluged in the cable to my camera and computer....but nothing happened. does the canon power shot A75 have internal memory? if not then why did i get a cable? i can just use my compact flash to to view my pics on the computer right?


Highly recommend that you consider using a card reader to download you pictures. You insert the camera's memory card into the reader, and then insert the reader into a USB port on your computer. The card then shows up as a hard drive so that you can ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Tried to download pictures off of the memory chip into a laptop and was unable to download as the chip is protected. found a way to download pics, however not all pics were shown in the file from my computer. when i put the memory card back into camera it deleted all pics. how do i restore pictures? thank you.


... Olympus Stylus 790SW Digital Camera

Canon ZR200 memory card say ''card error'' when inserted. Card is not locked. I have formatted it. Have used 3 different sizes of cards. Sometimes it will say ''card error'' then start working a couple of days later as if nothing was wrong. Last card used worked for 13 pics then started ''card error'' next time I turned it on. Currently it just says ''card error'' all the time.


Sounds like the contacts for the cards are dirty. Turn off the camera and remove the batteries before doing the following.\015\012\015\012Try taking a piece of card stock (or a manilla folder) and cut it to the size (width only) of your ... Digital Cameras

I need to buy a new SD memory card for my Canon Ixus 60 - I am confused as to what size card the camera will take


The IXUS 60 works with any SD card. Make sure you get an SD card, not an SDHC card. SD cards max out at 2GB. ... Digital Cameras

What sized memory card can I put in my Canon Ixus 750, I put a 4G card in and it doesn't recognise it!


This camera is specified for SD and MMC cards. SD cards are available in capacities up to 2MB. If you have a 4MB card, it is probably an SDHC (high capacity) card, which uses a different protocol than the original SD card. So the answer is 2MB, but i ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera

Maximum memory size of sd-card for canon ixus 40 ????


Check to see if your 16GB card is an SDHC card. If it is, your camera is not compatible with SDHC. (The SDHC protocol was developed after the SD300 came out in 2004). ... Canon PowerShot SD300 / IXUS 40 Digital Camera

Canon ixus 50 unable to delete photos from card


If the card is a removable memory card, take it out and use a adapter on your computer.  Format the card on your computer then put it back into your camera.  It should be ok after formatting on PC. ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera

I downloaded my pics off my memory card to my laptop now the memory card is reading when i turn on my camera memory card is write protected what does that mean? i have a nikon coolpix s60. when the memory card is in i cant take pics or delete any!


Look at the memory card. 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. ... Nikon COOLPIX S60 Digital Camera

I was able to retrieve the pictures off the memory card but can't delete them. I tried putting the SD card in my Canon Digital Elph, same deal. I thought a reformat of the card in the camera would solve the problem but nope. It spits back at me "Memory Card Locked". The format option isn't even available on the Canon. Grrr, I TOLD my mom to get a Canon but she had to have this one because it's pink. Haha!


There's a tab on the side of the SD-card which sometimes slides to lock(=write protect) position when you enter the card in the reader/camera. Can you take photo's? Are you sure the tab is on 'write enable'? ... Digital Cameras

I have a canon A430 and memory card shows full How do I delete pics?


Connected the camera at pc with the USB cable, open the explorer program and look the SD card as "external device" open it and check or select all the file in this folde to delete. I suggest first make one backup copy.Hope helps (remember ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera

My camera says the memory card is locked so i am unable to delete pics or do anything


Step 1 : remove your card from the camraStep 2 : on the edge of ur card u wull have a kind of switch. you just have to move it in teh opposite direction. if it is up pull it down and viceversaStep 3 : put ur card back in camera and u can ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 / DMC-ZX1 Digital Camera

Unable to delete images from memory card of Canon power shot A1100IS camera each time I try it comes up busy and does not respond.


Is there a slide switch on the side of the card? Is it in the locked position? If so, move it. ... Digital Cameras

Hi. good day. my canon ixus 130 went black out if i take pictures its all black in th screen, but i can view the old pics stored in memory card. please help. tnx


... Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS IXUS 130 Digital Camera

Canon powershot sx120is how do I delete pics from memory? I did not have a card in. thank u for your help [email protected]


... Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Digital Camera

What is the maximum size of SD memory card that can be fitted to a Canon Ixus 30?


It support 2 GB as u see in this site\015\012\015\012http://www.ciao.co.uk/Canon_Digital_IXUS_30__6269236 ... Digital Cameras

How to format an SD card on a Canon SD600 camera when the menu says "memory card locked." The memory card is in the unlocked position. When we put the SD card in another Canon camera (SD780 IS), it works fine, and will store a photo. It appears that something in the SD 600 camera itself is preventing the card from functioning. Can you offer a solution to this problem?


Could be that you have the wrong memory card.\012SD600 will only work with the old SD cards, but the SD780 will take the SDHC cards.SDHC was intended to give 4gb or more of storage, while the old SD started as 16 mb.  Different camer ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera

I've been using the same memory card for a while. Recently, after uploading some pics onto my pc from the card, upon putting it back in the camera i got a message on the viewfinder that says, "Memory card is write protected." I didn't change anything and can't understand why that happened. Now I can't take any pics or delete any that are on the card. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you, Linda W


Assuming the switch on the side of the card is in the unlocked position, did you remember to use the "safely remove hardware" function before removing the card from the computer? ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

Canon ixy 700 works fine with SD memory card 512KB. Purchased a new 16GB card but when I get a "Memory Card Error". I figure it's a firmware issue that isn't handling cards of this size. I have been on the website http://web.canon.jp/imaging/ixus700/frm-e.html#serial but it says my canon is currently running at the latest firmware (not sure what that is or how to find out). Happy to pay for a fix but I don't want to pay much for an answer which says 'you're stuffed, this can't be


HelloOK unfortunately your camera only supports a memory card up to 2GB. Fortunately there is a firmware update which might resolve the problem, however, this is not legit firmware supplied by Canon, hence, the full effect of the upgrade ... Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera

Memory Card I recently wiped all the pictures off my memory card and now when I turn the camera on it says 'card not initilised'Have looked through the set up menu and still don't no how to make it work!!!!Something happened when I was downloading some pics off my Fuji FinePix A330 digital camera where I wanted to only save some of the photos and delete the rest. Well I hadn't turned off the camera or unplugged it yet, so I guess somehow I deleted something labeled "fuji...". When I realized the


Have a look in the camera menu for the format or initialize card option, (sorry i cant be more specific - cant find the manual) this should initialize the card, else use a usb card reader to format the card in a card reader on your compu ... Fuji FinePix A330 Digital Camera

Memory I am unable to view my pictures which i have on my memory card on my camera. i am also unable to delete pictures off the memory card permanently by using the casio camera. my camera is for ever telling me the meory is full and yet it will only show me 3 photo's on the camera, can anyone please help??


The best way around this problem is to have a card reader installed on your PC.\015\012Using the card reader you can format, delete, copy or whatever just like it was a hard drive attached to the computer.\015\012You can even get a usb ca ... Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera

Purchased camera in March and working great until yesterday. Took a batch of pictures yesterday but was not able to download most of them to my computer. Got computer message "there are no images in the camera or memory card that match download conditions". Also couldn't download on a second computer. All pictures display on the camera playback feature. Put memory card into a Canon digital and they display and was able to download all photos using Canon. Deleted card and took new sample photo


Sounds like you're switching the same card between cameras. Rule #1...one card per camera. Format the card in the camera it is to be used in. There is no Rule #2. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera

I have an issue with my cannon camera. I just came from holidays and took over 500 photos on my ''Canon IXUS 960''. When i connected it to my pc to see all my pictures but i got an error message saying that ''card locked'' and also saying ''memory card error''. I am using 2GB SanDisk SD card, first i used it in my ''Canon IXUS 750'' and then in the current one. I tried all the recovery software but was not able to recover all my pictures I used side lock at unlock position but problem not solve


You should try some photo recovery software, here are some programs you may rely on. Both programs can also recover videos and music. \015\012 ... Canon PowerShot SX110 IS Digital Camera

Hi, I have a canon IXUS 210 and the memory card is reading "Memory card error" & memory card locked. I can't view all my photo's. It is not even locked. I have tried other memory card and it is working fine. It is just this particular one that I have problems with. It was working fine yesterday and then all of a sudden it went to error. Please advise. Thanks Anna


Take out memory card from camera, and connect memory card to computer using a card reader, then use this camera recovery software named asoftech data recovery ... Canon Digital Cameras
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.3775 seconds