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What does memory card is write protected mean?


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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.
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I downloaded my pics off my memory card to my laptop now the memory card is reading when i turn on my camera memory card is write protected what does that mean? i have a nikon coolpix s60. when the memory card is in i cant take pics or delete any!


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What does memory card is write protected mean?


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