Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera ?

Memory card is write protected...how do I change this?


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Take your memory card from camera and check the write-prevention switch. You\012 can see it at the left side when looking at a card from the top. Move the slider switch away from LOCK position.acf7eb1.jpg
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"memory card is write protected"?? but it's not the memory card!


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