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MY CAMERA KEEPS SAYING PROTECTED CARD

\015 My camera wont accept any SD Card , it just keeps saying protected card\015

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Try formatting memory card via computer
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MY CAMERA KEEPS SAYING PROTECTED CARD


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I bought this camera almost a week ago and I haven't even been able to use it. I put the memory card in and tried to take a picture, it keeps saying "card protected" You really should think about putting a paper manuel and troubleshooting guide in with the camera, for those who do not have a computer.


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When i switch my camera on, it keeps saying protected card. I have had my camera for over a year now as as i got it last christmas and i have never had this problem. Is there anyway for me to somehow make this work without me having to buy a new one?


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Locked Card Does anyone know how to unlock a memory card on the Optio W20? I follow the instructions (press 4-way controller down in play mode, select protect, hit ok) but then I don't get the same screen as what the instructions say will appear. I'm supposed to see a screen than gives me the option of protecting one image or all images, then there should be one that says protect or unprotect. Whenever I try to do this, I can only select protect, but my camera then says the card is locked - it


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My Camera keeps saying write protect and my memory card does not have a locking tab


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I have akodak easyshare c633 camera have had it for bout 3 years with no problems.Ive decided to purchase a new memory card for it instead of just putting prints on a cd at walmart.The full card is a lexar sd 512mb,the new card isan sdhc sony 4gb.when i try placing it in camera it says it needs to be formatted continue or cancel so i continue but it just keeps saying this can i not use this card with this camera or am i doing something wrong?I no longer have a manuel to this camera soo help ple


Your camera cannot use SDHC cards....only SD. If you copy and paste this address into your browser, you can download a copy of the owner's manual.\012http://www.kodak.com/global/plugins/acrobat/en/service/manuals/urg00634/C633_GLB_en.pdf ... Kodak EasyShare C633 Digital Camera

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I have replaced the battery and memory card, the camera keeps saying I need to format the card, but then it says it is formatting, then gives another message saying the card needs to be formatted. Basically, the camera won't format the memory card, which means I can't take any pictures.


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It keeps saying "card protected" - Vivitar ViviCam 8025 Digital Camera


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My camera keeps saying write protect when i turn it on. How do I solve it. My memory card is Olypus XD.


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