Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?

Card locked appears i cannot shoot because the shutter does not work


Answers :

Hi,
\015\012
\015\012You need to ensure you have not activated the lock on your SD or MMC card as this will cause this problem. See example photo below. Arrow points to locking device which needs to be in the unlocked position.
\015\012
\015\012
1ccc126.jpg
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Card locked appears i cannot shoot because the shutter does not work


Hi,\015\012\015\012You need to ensure you have not activated the lock on your SD or MMC card as this will cause this problem. See example photo below. Arrow points to locking device which needs to be in the unlocked position.\015\01 ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

Hi, I've just recieved my nikon d90 back from a repair and service, and although everything appears to be working fine, whenever I want to change shooting modes,( auto, P, M, flash off etc), they only work once I have selected them, and then turned the camera off and back on. In other words I cannot be shooting in the Auto mode and then switch to "flash off auto"....all that happens is that the auto focus works but the shutter will not operate. If I switch the camera off and on however, I can t


I'm going to assume at this point that the camera has been serviced correctly. What I'd suggest is that you look in your manual and find where you can reset your camera back to the factory default settings. Okay here are a few thoughts that might be ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

I attempted to unlock a 1.0 gb camera card today which has been locked. After attempting to unlock it using a utility knife (since the lever was missing) I gave up after trying to load and reload the locked card. Then when I reinstalled the other card (same type which was unlocked and in use today. This card now is unusable with the same message showing on the camera screen. Yet another card that is also unlocked was used and the same message again. I now cannot shoot photos since all three card


Hi there.Turn the camera on and go into the setup menu, look down the list for "reset" and reset it, then try another camera card.Please post back the results.Good luck and thanks for choosing FixYa!! ... Canon Digital Cameras

With a canon 1000d, shutter button wont work, have tried shooting using EOS Utlilty from the computer and everything works perfectly, except the button appears to be dead when trying to take a photo. even timer and such doesn't work as there is something from with the connection from the shutter button to the shutter.


Try to disable the mirror lockup at C.fn no. 8 ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

When I turn on the Canon SD780, it says the card is locked. Have tried about 10 cards and it says "card locked" on all of them. Purchased a new card and I get the same message. Cannot reformat the card either -- format is gray and it passes over it. Camera had worked fine just a few days prior to this problem.


\015\012This seems to be a particular issue with this model camera, noted by the archived Fixya problems listing for this model. Noting that the slide switch doesn't seem to correct this problem (resulting in 4 thumbs up) for the majority, the ... Canon PowerShot SD780 IS / IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera

Camera reading memory card error, cannot get it to work. Tried removeing the card and replacing batteries. Checked and it is not locked.


Try formatting the card once on a pc and then plug it in your camera....if that does not help either, you'll have to try a different card. ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

Card locked i cannot take a shot because they appear card locked


There is a very small lock switch on the side of your memory card, this will be set to locked at the moment this prevents any changes on the card. If you flick the swithc to unlock it you should have no issues from there. ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

I cant take pictures from my new NIKON D3000.....the message coming after the click is "THIS FOLDER CONTAIN NO IMAGE".with a warning symbol....shutter is working properly...focus is also correct..i formated memory card ,tried a new memory card...reseted shooting options..reset image options...still its not working if you guys can please inform whats wrong with ma CAMERA ????is this a sevear issue ???


Hi there, i`ve once experienced the same problem as yours,have you tried to reset all the setting in the camera?you can find t ... Nikon D3000 Digital Camera

Canon A560 powers on, lens goes to full zoom won't retract, no buttons work, shutter doesn't work, everything locked up. I've changed the AA batteries, the CR1220 disc battery, and also put in a new card, still locked up.


Moisture probably got inside to lock-up the mechanical drive. Leave it in a dry environment for a few days then try again. If it doesn't work then it'll need repair in a shop. ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

My Canon Powershot SC1100 IS, Digital ELPH, has always been great. a problem occurred. the camera said, card locked. I took out the SD card and pushed the switch up. then it was ok, except now I cannot use the view finder?? the display one. it works in video mode but not for taking photos. is there a button to press to make it work again?


... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera

White screen? My camera has suddenly stopped working. When I press the red 'shoot' or green 'review' button, all I get on the display is a white screen. Pressing the shutter button does make it shoot, and the zoom and the flash work. I have just taken the card out and examined the jpg files - it is still taking pictures. So it's the display that is busted. I guess my question is: Is it worth the repair bill to get it fixed?


If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email [email protected] He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z850 Digital Camera

D90 flash I just bought a new Nikon D90 and I was on a shoot and the built in flash popped up (in bright sun in manual mode) and I cannot get it to stay down. the camera will work but only to 200 shutter speed. if I hold the flash down then it will work at all shutter speeds. Any Ideas on how to get the flash to go down?


I have just fixed this problem on my D90. Go to http://dieselpic.wordpress.com/2010/07/14/d90-flash-wont-stay-down-how-to-fix/ to see how I did it. ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

My Canon EOS 350D camera was working just fine the last time I used it, but now it won't shoot any more. Everything else on the camera works just fine, it just won't take any photographs in any mode. I've changed the CF card but it made no difference. No errors messages appear, it does everything except shoot.


Remove the lens and put it back on. Go into the menu and find "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions. Let me know if it works. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I just bought a SanDisk Ultra SDHC memory card - 4 GB for my Canon 610 Camera. Previous to this I had a 1 GB card in the camera and it worked fine. Now with the 4 GB card I get a message which says "memory card error" and "Card locked!". When I go to the screen tools screen on the camera, the word format is blanked out and cannot be selected. -- Is this the wrong card for the camera?


Hi,Canon A610 firmware support maximum 2GB memory card and above that limit, memory card error message will appear.Please use up to 2GB memory card in your camera.Hope this info will help you.Thanks. ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera

How to format an SD card on a Canon SD600 camera when the menu says "memory card locked." The memory card is in the unlocked position. When we put the SD card in another Canon camera (SD780 IS), it works fine, and will store a photo. It appears that something in the SD 600 camera itself is preventing the card from functioning. Can you offer a solution to this problem?


Could be that you have the wrong memory card.\012SD600 will only work with the old SD cards, but the SD780 will take the SDHC cards.SDHC was intended to give 4gb or more of storage, while the old SD started as 16 mb.  Different camer ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera

I place the card in the camera, close the door and turn the camera on. The message "card locked" appears on the screen and I cannot use the camera at all. How do I unlock the card?


There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use of a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the tiny slide swi ... Digital Cameras

Hi, I have a Canon Power Shot S2 IS 5.0 megapixels that was working fine until one day I changed the memory card from 512MB to a 1GB. Now every time I turn the camera on and try to take a picture, a beeping sound and a legend on the LCD screen that reads: Memory card error. It's like something locked the shutter mechanism. I tried other memory cards with the same results. Thanks, Roger.


Its possible that there may be an error on the camera try to reset the camera by \015\012\015\0121. Turn the mode lever to the camera or play button\015\0122. Press and hold the MENU button for more than 5 seconds.\015\0123, T ... Canon Digital Cameras

When i reinserted my memory card camera wont work and the words card locked appear on screen


HelloTake the memory card out of the camera, have a look on the side of the card, there will be a switch. Switch the lever to unlock the card.Reinsert the card and switch on the camera. This should do the trick.Kind rega ... Digital Cameras

When camera gets turned on, the lens goes in and out of focus a few times and then screen turns blue and displays "D : 5f08 5e02" and does not go back to shooting pictures again. But for just looking at the pictures on the memory card, it works if turned on in that mode. If turned on in photo-shooting modes, it cannot be switched back to view photos. (OLYMPUS M700)


It's a sensor issue. The error indicates there is a problem on the lens.It may be caused by sand, broken gears or any other foreign object in the lens mechanism.A simple fix is to turn ON camera while holding it with\015\012the len ... Digital Cameras

Shutter will not close. Appears to be locked with shutter out. Slider is ok. Not batteries. Cannot take a photo. Nothing shows up on quick view. Red light blinks for a short time. Makes a beep sound. Then cuts off.


It\302\264s normal in that kind of cameras it can be fine but after u shoot one pic with flash will happen the same, to fix the problem u will need to send it to a repair centre, they will isolate some stuff inside to prevent that from happening. ... Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera

Memory card error, memory card locked. canon a470. Camera was working fine had taken photo's all night then switched it back on and this error message appeared, also can't transfer pics to laptop.


Move the slide switch on the side of the card. ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

Nchatta Hello, My Canon s45 was working perfectly until it was dropped from a very very small heigh in a soft leather case with protection. The camera works in the sense that it can read and display the images from the SD card perfectly, the lense extends but you cannot see anything on the LCD when wanting to take a picture bar a white box in the middle that usually turns green once focussed (but now doesn't.) The screen is just black. The shutter clicks, takes the picture, but just a black LCD


It seems like if u see icons on lcd then sorry to tell u i think ur CCD is gone it seems like , but to make it sure first get the lens checked but iam pretty sure abt the CCD bcoz it is risky in impacts and jerks ... Canon PowerShot S45 Digital Camera

We adjusted the settings to fast shutter speeds and now get a "systen error - focus" and cannot take pictures and the motor is not pulling the lense back in when we switch it off. We can hear the motor turning but it does not appear to work. Also the front protection shutter does not close properly.


Someone has applied force to the lens and that's what is causing your problems, not the settings adjustments you made. Try these:\015\012 ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera

My Canon A460 says the Card is locked. The lock switch on the card is set to unlock. I have another camera with a similar card. Both cards work in the other camera. neither card will work in the A460 both say Card Locked. It must be something in the camera. I have tried the turn off remove card turn on take picture. No card message. Turn off replace either card and see Card Locked.


Back up your data first,thenyou reformat the memory card in the camera.i guess you have formatted the memory card in another device.canon cameras generally do not accept cards that have been formatted in another device.then sitch off the camera and r ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Card Locked! It is definitely NOT the lock tab. This is my sisters camera. She has used this card for a while. She took it out to try out a card I gave her and when she put the original back in the camera, it says "Card Locked!" whenever anything that would alter its contents is attempted. I have tested this card in my own camera and it works and I tried my card in her camera and that works. Why is this one card suddenly showing up to this one camera as locked?


The best solution is to get all the data off of the card then remove the card ... its easier to just replace the card.....but you can try to fix it your self if u think u can simply take a pair of pliers and remove the tab make sure that the sl ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.3481 seconds