Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

CARD LOCKED my camera says the my memory card is locked.?? i dont no how to unlock it My A 450 says my card is locked, but the card is NOT locked (button on the side of the card is in unlock position). The camera still indicates card locked with a new card inserted. When i try to take a picture it says "Card Locked!" and it wont let me add a new folder onto the card once its on my computer


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There should be a small toggle along the end side (it is tiny and easily missed, but it is there, I just checked my memory card / mine is 4GB SD card from Sony) that you can swtich to unlock\015\012and your images may come back that way.

Look for it this way, hold the card face down it should be on the back edge where you use your thumb or finger to push it into the slot on your camera.
Hi Kailey, welcome to FixYa.
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\015\012Ok, so you know your card is not locked. So, first question...
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\015\012Did you format the card in the camera before you used it?
\015\012If not, format the card in the camera using the menu. Try it and see if it works.
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\015\012If it doesn't work, turn off the camera and take the card and the battery out. Wait 5 minutes, then put the battery and the card back in, and turn your camera back on. Does that fix the problem?
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\015\012If not, I would say your card is toast and to purchase another card.
\015\012Hope that helps.
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\015\012Rob
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