Having problems with your Jazz DV-179 Digital Camera ?

SD card can't be read "Card Locked" is all that


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There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the tiny slide switch on the side of the card, or the electrical contact switch internal to the camera. The problem may also arise from simple formatting problems if the card has never been formatted in the camera (note that this will also erase the card). Troubleshooting tips for this problem may be found at this link.\015\012
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My camera reads card locked. and i cant take a


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Will not read memory cards comes up with memory card error card locked. When i put memory card into computer or another camera the card is read without any bother , so memory cards are ok.


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Card locked when i turn the camera on with a memory card in it, it says card locked and i can't take pictures, delete them or anything. i know its not the camera card because i take it out and make sure its unlocked. when i don't have the camera card inside the camera it works perfectly... and ever since i lost my usb cord i cant put my pics on the computer...please solve my problem


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We replaced the memory card with a brand new one and the camera keeps reading "memory card error, the card is locked. However, the card is not locked?


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I have a 2 GB Lexar micro sd card. I had it in my phone and my daughter got ahold of it and put the card in backwards. Now I can not read it at all. I put the card in my camera and it says that the memory card is locked. I put it in the computer and it won?t even read the drive. I need the pictures off of it. Some are from the birth of my last daughter. Please help me.


Try unlocking the LOCK slide button if you're using adapter.\015\012Leave a reply! :) ... Digital Cameras

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Hi, I have a canon IXUS 210 and the memory card is reading "Memory card error" & memory card locked. I can't view all my photo's. It is not even locked. I have tried other memory card and it is working fine. It is just this particular one that I have problems with. It was working fine yesterday and then all of a sudden it went to error. Please advise. Thanks Anna


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Just purchased Nikon S570 less than a week ago. After taking 10 or so pics today while out on a hike, the camera locked up saying it could not read the card. It would not allow me to take anymore pics. It would not allow downloading of pics off the card either as it locked up my computer when I tried to download the pics. Also, the camera has locked up while I was trying to set menu options several times over the last couple of days. I have simply turned it off and then back on again to get it w


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My Optio M20 - is in Card Locked mode. No amount of reading the manual and going to - playback, protect, OK - delivers anything but "Card locked"? No option to arrow to - Card unlock ever appears? Thank you, Tom


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