Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

Card lock, how do i fix it?

\015 My camera is giving me a message saying card locked. The switch in the card is up, not down. I've tried putting in 4 cards and it says it for every card.\015

Answers :

Take out the memory card look on the left hand side of it and it might\015\012say in little letters lock and there's a little thing that moves up and\015\012down and then move it up.
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