Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX S51 Digital Camera ?

On the screen of my s51 it keeps saying my memory card is locked when it is not, i have tried every thing what should i do?


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You could try to reset all the menus to default, factory settings. If that does not work, I think the camera needs repair. Nikon has a repair department, and a trade-in or trade-up program which may be worth looking into.
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