Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS / Digital IXUS 95 IS Digital Camera ?

How do I erase "protected"

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Unprotect them first. While viewing the picture, press [MENU] and select "Protect". Full details are in the "Protecting images" section of the manual (page 100 in my copy). If you need a manual, you can download one at\012\012\012
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