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Believe it or not, the camera's internal clock battery is worn down, causing this problem. Unfortunately, it's buried deep inside your camera, and is difficult to replace. But happily Canon will fix this problem for free. Please see this link.
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After inserting cf card into canon s30 i get cf

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Take the card out from the camera & you should see a small slider on the side.\015\012Set the slider "up" as per the attached picture.\015\012\015\012Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck! ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera

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I have a canon rebel xsi. I took some family photos for a friend. We looked at the pics on my camera after taking them. when I inserted the sd card into my computer, it said it needed to be formatted. When I inserted the card back into my camera, thinking I could just download them with the USB cord, the camera read "cannot create folder" Is there anyway I can get these pics off the card?

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Canon ZR200 memory card say ''card error'' when inserted. Card is not locked. I have formatted it. Have used 3 different sizes of cards. Sometimes it will say ''card error'' then start working a couple of days later as if nothing was wrong. Last card used worked for 13 pics then started ''card error'' next time I turned it on. Currently it just says ''card error'' all the time.

Sounds like the contacts for the cards are dirty. Turn off the camera and remove the batteries before doing the following.\015\012\015\012Try taking a piece of card stock (or a manilla folder) and cut it to the size (width only) of your ... Digital Cameras

I am attempting to use "Eye-Fi" connect /x2 with my canon 5d. Since my camera accepts CF cards I am using the SDHC EYE-FI card in a SD/SDHC CF ADAPTER. (SDCF-01). When I insert the SDGC Eye-Fi card into the adapter and load ithem into my 5D, the camera first seems not to be reading the card and then gives message, "Card not formatted". When I attempt to format the card in my 5D, I get the message "Cannot format card". I formatted the card in my computer and again tried to use it but the messa

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My Canon Powershot A460 shows Card Locked. The card switch is in the unlocked position. I have another camera. the card works in it. But the card from that camera also shows as Locked in the A460. I have tried the turn camera off and remove card, then turn camera on, then turn camera off and insert card. Both cards still shows Card Locked in the A460 and both work in the other camera

There is a lock lever inside the card slot. You could try to move it with something like a toothpick. ... Digital Cameras

Memory Card I just got my new Canon Power Shot G9. The user guide pictures a different memory card then what came with the camera. The guide shows a memory card that has ribbing and a write protection tab. The memory card that came with the camera does not. It is smooth all around except for one squared off corner. My problem is I cannot figure out, since the guide diagram and the actual card do not match, how the card is inserted into the camera? Please help! Thanks, Liz

They tricked you. The picture in the guide is of an SD card, but the card that came with the G9 is an MMC card. On both, there is a row of brass-colored contacts along one edge. This is what looks like ribbing in the guide. These contacts should go i ... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera

My Photosmart R707 will not format my memory cards. One is a 32MB SD card but is a Canon brand. The other is a 256MB SD card and is a Mediafo brand. When inserted, it says "Card has wrong format", "Press OK to format card", but when I press "OK" it says "unable to format".

Make sure the slide switch on the side of the card is in the unlocked position. ... HP Photosmart M425 Digital Camera

Question for SanDisk SD card 2 GB - Camera is Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Elph Question: When memory card is inserted in my camera the message "memory card error - card locked" shows when the write protect tab is in either the locked or unlocked position. The card is full of my pictures from a trip to Beijing! Please help. Thank you.

There is a small switch in the card that is currently in the locked position. you need to move it over to the other position to unlock it. ... Digital Cameras

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Canon A620 LCD shows "memory card locked" for each card I insert

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Hi, My canon PowerShot A540 camera gives an error " Card locked" Memory card error. I tried switching off the lock, but it didn't help. The card does not get recognized while inserting it in the laptop. Can you please help me? How can I recover the photos saved on the card?

First of all, sorry that your post was overlooked for so long. \015\012For the card locked problem, see this.\0 ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

I removed the memory card from my computer and re-inserted into my Canon Elf 800. when I turned the camera on the message "Memory Card Error" appeared on the screen with the tag line "Card Locked". I tried sliding the the small slide on the side of the chip, but nothing changed. The card looks like a Micro S C.

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Hi, I have a Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS. It says the memory card is locked every time I insert it even though it isn't. I tried several cards to eliminate the possibility the card was bad. I received a repair estimate at $79, because the card reading board needs to be replaced. Am I being scammed or is it a fair estimate? Is it worth it or is it better to invest in a new camera? This one is not even 2 years old...

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I have removed the battery and CF card and re install battery. When I turn it on, it reads no CF card, however, when I insert card, it freezes, it does nothing. I just purchased a new CF card, but it continues to do the same. only thing that comes on is the EOS part. Please help. It is a Canon Rebel EOS 300. Thank you.

Hi there, You need to reformat the CF card first. 1. Put the CF card into the EOS DIGITAL REBEL camera, and turn on the Power Switch. 2. Press "MENU" \015\012 button and select the tools "Setup" menu. 3. Select \015\012 ... Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm Lens

I just got my camera back from Canon but it still isn't working right! I took it in because when I turned it on it said NO CF CARD. They fixed the metal prongs. Now, it still doesn't work to store or view photos on the camera without a cf card. I inserted my old CF (undamaged card) and formatted it and now it seems to take photos BUT nothing shows on my camera viewfinder when I go to take the photos. It shows I have over 3000 photos on my card but they will not display. Help!

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Canon powershot s3 is SD card when inserted into camera reads Memory card error..... I purchased a new one, same thing. I have one card that is working, not sure why or for how long, but I am working with it until I get some answers.

Either the card is defective or it needs to be formatted again.\015\012Use a SD card reader on a computer.\015\012Right-click on the card and select format.\015\012Then try it in your camera again.\015\012If that doesn't work ... Canon Digital Cameras

"Memory card locked", is a message which pops up when inserting non-locked card. Same card works in other Canon camera at the same time. What to do?

Move the slide switch on the side of the card back and forth a few times and try it again. ... Canon PowerShot SD200 / IXUS 30 Digital Camera

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Some cameras cannot handle over 2GB memory cards. If it works fine with 2GB card - stick to that. If some other A620 you know operates with 4GB card, take yours to repairs. ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera

I have inserted a new PNY optima SC HC memory card and window in camera says "memory card error". Does the canon not take this card?

Correct. The A510 uses SD cards, not SDHC cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible and will not work. ... Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera

I bought a canon powershot SD1300 IS camera yesterday. I inserted a 2 GB memory card in to the slot. when i switched on the cam It displays a message no memory card. what should i have to do?

I'm assuming you went through the setup procedures (setting date, time, etc). If you tried to shoot any pics with no card in the camera, you now have pics on the internal memory. You need to get rid of those by going into the menu and finding "format ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera

When I transfer photos from my Canon digital camera SX10 IS to the computer monitor through the card reader all goes well EXCEPT that when I remove the card from the reader and re-insert it in the camera, the screen on the camera back shows the wording "NO IMAGE". This never happened to me before. What am I doing wrong please? Many thanks for helping an oldage pensioner still baffled with computer navigation.

Hello!I might have understood you incorrectly, but if I do - the NO IMAGE message tells you that there are currently no photos on the memory card. The way I see it (please correct me if I'm wrong), when connecting the memory card to ... Canon Digital Cameras

I have a Canon PowerShot G6 and every CF card I insert in the camera displays Memory card error 100-0002. Any idea why this is happening?

Take a look inside your camera's CF card slot. I suspect that you may have a bent pin in there. If so, don't fret. Although professional repair would be more costly than the value of the camera, there is a very good chance that you can repair this yo ... Canon PowerShot G6 Digital Camera
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