Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?

Card error i put it the memory card and it says card error memory card locked. and ive tried 3 different cards alread. waht can i do t fix this asap??

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Just triple-check that you haven't accidentally locked any of the cards.
\015\012On an SD card, for example, there is a TINY little white switch on the side that write-protects the card.
\015\012Back in the day of audio cassettes, the tab was "felt" by a mechanical arm.. if the tab was present, it could record. If the tab was missing, it would not allow recording. I'm not sure if digital cameras still work like that or not? If so, it could be something like that in your memory slot. =-]
It can depend on the type of sd you're using. just the suggested sd on the manual. the palm sd cards will do too
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