Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?
Canon 450D shows "card write protected"
\015 As in the title! No, the card switch is not in the locked position. Yes, I have tried several cards. Yes I have tried a card formatted on my PC.\015\012\015\012I think I know where the problem lies, but I want to know if anyone else has experienced the same problem with a Canon SLR, especially 450D XSi or Kiss X2 models.\015
You're supposed to format the card in the camera...have you tried that?
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