Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera ?

Memory Crd locked. How do I unlock?

\015 Memory Card locked. How do I unlock?\015

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Take a look at the memory card and see if it is set to lock on the side of it if it is not then your problem lies in the memory card reader and it needs to be replaced this repair can cost any where from 85.00 to 150.00 for this repair.
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Memory Crd locked. How do I unlock?


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