Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH / IXUS 800 Digital Camera ?

Display screen reads "card locked" on my powershot sd700


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Hi,
Make sure the write protect lock is off by taking the card out\015\012of the camera, face the card towards you, look for a small white tab on\015\012the left hand side of the card, to unlock it push the tab down, it will\015\012be at the side of the card like this 59a6de4.jpg .

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