Having problems with your Fuji Digital Cameras ?

It will not let me take or delete pictures. Just says "!PROTECTED CARD" highlighted, it will only let me view pictures. Not delete, or take. How do i fix this?


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SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
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