Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera ?

All memory cards are locked when inserted cannot figure our how to unlock


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Remove the SD card from the camera. Slide the tiny switch on the side of the cards to their other "unlocked" position. Reinsert the card in the camera. But if you've already tried this, see this link for additional things that you can try.
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