Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S304 Digital Camera ?
I want to delete pictures but i keep getting told protected card. How do i fix this?
Look at your memory card. 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.
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