Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera ?

Why is it telling me my card is locked?

\015 When i turn on my camera it tells me that the card is locked and i dont know why. and when i try to take pictures it doesnt work at all.\015

Answers :

There is switch on your SD memory card, try to put it on unlock position. If it doesn't solve the problem, you may need to open the camera and check the SD card slot. Refer this solution:
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