Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A550 Digital Camera ?

When i power up the camera it tells me card locked

\015 Particular card has been locked,\015\012becoz other cards are working in my camera...\015

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SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
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When i power up the camera it tells me card locked

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