Having problems with your GE Digital Cameras ?
I can not use my camera displaying write protect on screen
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. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
If that doesn't work, try another card.
If that doesn't work, try another card.
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Write protect error comes out after switching on the camera, What will I do? My Unit is GE A730. It occurs after I bought a new SD memory. I have used that alrady on my camera but I dont why after few days that when I was about to use it already this write protect message appears in the LCD screen.
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I can not use my camera displaying write protect on screen
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Is the slide switch on the side of the card in the unlocked position? ... Digital Cameras
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