Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX S51 Digital Camera ?

I cant take pics r delete dem it says memory card is write protected when i put it on much help is needed thanks

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Good\012 day,

This is a common problem that many people experience with \012their SD Cards when they are "Locked".
It is normally an easy fix and\012 you can follow a method that I posted on my tips here:


Please\012 feel free to let me know if this was helpful!

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