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My GE camera will not let me take a picture. It just says write protect with a picture of a lock. How can I get that off??


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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 slide is already in the correct position, slide it fully the other way and then back.

If that doesn't do it, try another memory card.
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