Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera ?
Memory Card Locked
\015 I have the Canon Powershot SD1000. It's never given me any issues the entire time I've had it until now. I was using the camera fine for a long time - it was taking pictures and I was able to view them but when I turned it off and went to turn it back on - the camera was saying 'memory card locked' preventing me from viewing my pictures and from taking new pictures. I tried to load the pictures onto my computer and it was saying nothing was found. I checked the memory card and it's actually not locked and I tried a different memory card and that seems to work fine. Is there anyway to fix this or recover the pictures that may be lost!?\015
I too had the same problem where the camera said card locked. I put in a new card and it worked fine, so I figured it had to be the card itself and not the camera..The card has a small slide button on the side that I just slid up and presto, the card works fine.With the card faceing up, the slide is on the left side. I am now able to see and take pictures.
:'( i'm in the same situation right now! :((((\015\012\015\012\015\012I want my pictires back!\015\012i don't know what to do!
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