Having problems with your HP Photosmart M425 Digital Camera (5MP, 3x, 1.7 ) Commercial Channel only ?

Cannot take pics...says card locked....what does that mean??

\015 Cannot take pictures...says card locked...what does that mean and how do I correct it??\015

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Look at your memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.
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