Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A1100 IS Digital Camera ?
I have a cannon powershot a1100 IS and it keeps telling me that the card is locked..what should i do?
Look at your 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. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot A1100 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 :
I have a cannon powershot a1100 IS and it keeps telling me that the card is locked..what should i do?
Look at your 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. If the switch is already in the pro ... Canon PowerShot A1100 IS Digital Camera
I have a cannon PowerShot SD550 it keeps saying memory card locked but card is not locked
First I know you've said you've checked the card's slide switch, but just want to restate this first for others with the same problem who may not know of this switch.Check to make sure that you didn't accidentally place the tiny locking s ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera
I have a cannon powershot sx20 and it keeps reading memory card error. i have tried to put in different sd cards but all the same thing
It is possible that the card reader software is corrupt within the camera controller unit. If there is any connecting cord which can be used to connect the camera to your PC, then try this tip. Remove the battery and reinsert. connect the camera to b ... Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera
I have a cannon powershot a80 and it keeps saying no memory card on my screen when i turn the power on.
Take a look inside your camera's CF card slot. I suspect that you may have a bent pin in there. If so, don't fret. Although professional repair would be more costly than the value of the camera, there is a chance that you can repair this yourself. ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera
My cannon powershot pro 1 keeps saying memory card error
... Canon PowerShot Pro1 Digital Camera
I have had this camera for several years now but only recently put a mem card in it. It just keeps telling me to check card. I have tried 2 or 3 cards and reset the menu settings a few times but still always the same message. What's up? Today I tried to download a few pics from the internal memory but my HP solution centre tells me that there is no mem card in the device even though I have down loaded from the internal mem several times in the past. I checked the settings in the cam and they see
Hello. After you put the memory card into the digital camera you must go into the menu and find the format button. When you push it, it may ask if you want to erase the contents of the card. Answer yes. Once your card is formatted it should work ... Vivitar ViviCam 3740 Digital Camera
Olympus c-3000 3.3 megapixel keeps giving me a card error. The camera won't let me do anything. if I try to view the pics on the camera, it tells me no card, if I try to take a pic, it tells me card error. I can not use any buttons on the camera. I have 3 cards and it gives me the error for all 3. What is the problem?
HiYour memory card type has been discontinued, it has a history of failing unfortunately.If you can get the card reformatted you might be able to use it again.Good luck from Darntoothysam comThomas ... Digital Cameras
My kodak 1073is camera keeps telling me to format my new sandisk sdhc memory card when I do it tells me to insert a new card
Please confirm the model # so that I can check whether the large capacity memory cards are compatible with your camera. ... Kodak EasyShare M1073 IS Digital Camera
I purchased an 8GB Gigaware SDHC card and it will not work in my camera. The camera will not take pictures and it keeps telling me that there is a memory card error. Can you please tell me how to fix this problem? Thank you.
You didn't tell us the make and model of your camera. It's possible that your camera can only use SD cards....not SDHC but we don't have enough info from you. Check your owner's manual. ... Digital Cameras
My cannon ps A540 tells me that my memory card is locked. However I have tried several memory cards and they are not locked. I can use them in the computer just fine or my other cannon camera. I have changed all the batteries. Help.
... Digital Cameras
I keep getting a memory card error for my Canon Powershot SX20. I tried a 4 and an 8 GB card and keep getting error message. Also made sure the lock was off. Any ideas? It's a brand new camera. Thanks.
Have you tried wiping your memory cards completely? The formatting may have gotten messed up somehow so the camera can't recognize them. I would also check the contacts on both the camera and the cards to make sure they are free of dust. It could als ... Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera
I am having trouble with my camera, it keeps reading memory card error, and I can't view any of my pics on my memory card, could you please help me and tell me what is wrong. It keeps erasing all of my pics, and I am not sure why. Thank you, Virginia
Sounds like a bad memory card ... Canon PowerShot A550 Digital Camera
My kodak M753 camera will not format ANY memory card. I have tried all kinds of cards. It just keeps telling me over and over that memory card needs to be formatted.It will say it is reading card then Memory card requires formatting. I push continueThen it says formatting.... then the whole process starts all over. I have tried NEW cards and nothing has worked. Is my camera shot and I should just toss it?
The lever on your SD card might be turned the wrong way so it is reading protective. Pls. turn the lever.\015\012\015\012Your camera Memory card support is: SD/MMC up to 2 Gigabyte.\015\012If you use any other card. the camera could ... Kodak Easyshare M753 Digital Camera
My Kodak EasyShare C142 keeps telling me that it cannot read the 2G memory card. I have had the same memory card since I bought the camera new 2 months ago I just took pics with it 2 days ago and when I powered it up today it is giving me an error saying that the memory card in "unreadable". I tried another card and the same thing. I checked the cards by putting them in a memory stick and both cards work fine. Can you please let me know if there is anything I can do to fix it? Thanks! Brad
My camera keeps telling me the internal memory is full ... Kodak EasyShare C142 Digital Camera
I recently purchased a 32 gb memory card for a Canon powershot sd 700 is Gigital elph. This is the second card I have purchased and I keep getting a memory card error message. The 16 gb card in the camera is a Canon product are there proprietary issues with the use of non Canon cards or is there another problem/
Here's the specs for your camera from Canon. Sorry, but ... Digital Cameras
I am using a sd card ,which I used with my Samsung digital camera , and the kodak is telling me to format the card. When I try to reformat the card nothing happen it keep going to screen to reformat card. Is something wrong with the card or the camera.
If the card is more than 1GB it is probably an SDHC card. SD and SDHC cards fit the same slots, but many cameras won't work with the SDHC (high capacity) cards. SDHC is not backwards compatible. ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera
Card Locked I have tried to unlock the card in my Canon Digital IXUS 75 by moving the little switch on the card. I have tried several cards but my camera keeps telling me the card is locked! How can I fix this problem?
Try formatting in the menu.WARNING this WILL delete all images from camera. if it will not let you camera needs service ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
My Kodak C913 camera keeps telling me that the memory card is protected and to reset switch on memory card. This happens with a brand new 1 GB card, or on the 4 GB cards I have. (I have tried different cards and its always the same message that pops up) No matter how many times I reset the lock, I still get the message. I love the camera but have only had it a few months and its driving me crazy.
The switch should be in the unlocked position...is that where you have it? ... Kodak EasyShare C913 Digital Camera
I have a Cannon camera Powershot A550 The camera works o.k. with the memory card furnished,but when I try a 2gb memory card the camera says "memory card error"The card is formated but the camera doesn'like it.Ive tried 3 new cards but it still wont work. Thank you for your help Larry
If the new memory card is an SD card, you should be able to use up to 2GB. MMC can support up to 1GB. You can check this link. \015\012 ... Canon Digital Cameras
Vivicam help!!! my daughter bought a vivitar vivicam and it keeps telling me to format the card, it says card full (it's a brand new card) and then when we try to take pics it says format card, we go thru the format but not working .....HELP
I found a user manual online says max memory is 256mb on this camera ... Vivitar ViviCam 3715 Digital Camera
I have a cannon powershot s3 is. Everytime I insert a memory card, it gives me a memory card error. The memory card is not locked and I have tried 4 different cards.
... Canon Digital Cameras
I just recieved a canon powershot SD1300 IS for christmas. I bought a 2 gb memory card and the camera tells me there is a memory card error. the card is not locked, and I have tried to format the card but it was to no avail. please help soon! thanks.
Yes I know you said the card was not locked but, check to makes sure the little white sliding switch is pushed towards the top of the card in the direction of the gold contacts. Also the memory card is inserted in the correct orientation (right way u ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera
I have bought a 4GB memory card (Transcend) for my Cannon PowerShot 600 digital camera. After putting the card into the camera, the screen reports that the card is locked or there is an error in the card. Can you help? Thanks Paul
The Lock Button Should Be Up Not Down ... Digital Cameras
Replacement sandisk hi there i have a cannon powershot a700,ive bought a 4gb card. its the same size and fits the card slot but when i turn it on it comes up card error ,do i have to do anything to the camera to axcept the card or is it just not compaterble. hope you can help me.happy new year. thanks. keith
\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?a ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
My Canon PowerShot Digital Elph will not recognize any new memory cards. It keeps giving me an error message that says, "Memory card error. Card locked." I have made sure the card is not in the locked position.
New cards must be formatted in the camera to work properly. ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera