Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 4500 Digital Camera ?

Cannot get write protection off my memory card for my Nikkon Coolpix L4


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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 switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
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