Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera ?

The Card from our Powershot A480 is locked.. What does it mean and how can I solve this problem?


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Go into the settings of the machine try to look for the format option then format the card this sould solve the problem
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The Card from our Powershot A480 is locked.. What does it mean and how can I solve this problem?


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