Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

When putting a Lexar Multi-Use 16 GB SDHC memory card in my Canon Powershot A540 I get Memory Card Error message as well Card Locked message. Have tried unlocking it by the slide on side of card, is t

\015 I have a Canon Powershot A540 digital camera and recently got a Lexar 16GB Multi-Use SDHC memory card as a gift. When putting it into my camera I get the error message 'Memory Card Error' followed by a 'Card is Locked' message. The card has a slider on it so I slid it the opposite way, inserted into my camera and still getting the 'Memory Card Error' message and the 'Card is Locked' message but the 'Card is Locked' message goes away after a few seconds. Is there any way to format this memory card so it will wotk with my camera or is it a lost cause?\015

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It's a lost cause. The A540 works with SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible and will not work in devices not designed for them. You need to stay with SD cards, 2GB and smaller.
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