Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera ?
Photo card locked and can not take pictures.
\015 I downloaded pictures to my computer. when i put the photo card back into the camera, there is a message that says card locked. I can not take pictures. How do I unlock the card? I have a Canon Powershot SD500 Digital Elph.\015
There should be a tiny slide switch on the side of the card. Merely slide this switch to the other "unlocked" position.
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