Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera ?

Memory Card I've been taking photos with a 4G HC Dane-Elec memory card without any problem until this week. I tried taking more pictures and I keep getting a message that says the Memory card is "Write Protected". I am not able to take any photos now.


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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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