Having problems with your Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens ?

Put in memory card flashes CHA and says card locked


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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. Put the card back in and format it.
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Put in memory card flashes CHA and says card locked


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