Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera ?

My canon powershot SD500 elph's card is locked..one solution someone suggested was to slide the little slider on the side of the card. This card doesn't have that. I put these pictures to my computer but they're still in the camera and the card is full and locked. Help?


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Maybe you could try to format the card in the camera. If that doesn't work, try formatting it in the computer. (The card alone, not the camera connected to the computer) Otherwise I think it's broken. Do you use a micro/mini SD adapter? If the contact is bad, it may tell you "Memory card error" and "card locked" at the same time. Check the contact.
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