Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S51S Digital Camera ?

Locked Card Does anyone know how to unlock a memory card on the Optio W20? I follow the instructions (press 4-way controller down in play mode, select protect, hit ok) but then I don't get the same screen as what the instructions say will appear. I'm supposed to see a screen than gives me the option of protecting one image or all images, then there should be one that says protect or unprotect. Whenever I try to do this, I can only select protect, but my camera then says the card is locked - it


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Try turning it off and doing it then if not then try to protect them ant take it out

Change the memory card lock switch to the normal setting84b4934.jpg3c6d94b.jpg



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