Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S560 Digital Camera ?
Memory card saying "write protected"
\015 The memory card on my Coolpix just started to say that the "memory card is write protected" how do i fix it, and make my memory card accessible again?\015
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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