Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera ?

Memory card error, memory card locked. canon a470. Camera was working fine had taken photo's all night then switched it back on and this error message appeared, also can't transfer pics to laptop.


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Move the slide switch on the side of the card.
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