Having problems with your GE A830 Digital Camera ?

I cant take pictures because on the screen appears write protect


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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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I cant take pictures because on the screen appears write protect


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Write protect written across screen,will not allow me to view or take pictures,why??


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Cant take photos as it says the card is write protected


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