Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera ?

WHAT KIND OF MEMORY CARD DO I NEED. WE PURCHASED A PNY OPTIMA SD HC CARD AND THE CAMERA READS THAT CARD IS LOCKED THANKS JOE


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Check on the side of the card. There is usually a little switch that will force lock the card to prevent writing to it (similar to the lock on 3.5" floppy disks, if you remember those).
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