Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?

It says memory card is locked slide into write positon?


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SD and SDHC 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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It says memory card is locked slide into write positon?


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