Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD790 IS/ IXUS 90 IS Digital Camera ?

Memory card is locked for Cannon Power Shot SD790 - how can I fix the problem?


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There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use of a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the switch on the side of the card, or the switch internal to the camera. The problem may also arise from simple formatting problems if the card has never been formatted in the camera (note that this will also erase the card). Troubleshooting tips for this problem may be found at this link.\015\012
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