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I can't get the pictures erase from the card , it's says( memory card is write protected)



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Look at your memory card. 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.
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I can't get the pictures erase from the card , it's says( memory card is write protected)


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Memory Card I've been taking photos with a 4G HC Dane-Elec memory card without any problem until this week. I tried taking more pictures and I keep getting a message that says the Memory card is "Write Protected". I am not able to take any photos now.


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I have a fe-200 olympus camera, after i transferred the images, the memory card say write protect, the memory card has no switch on the side, and now i cant take any pictures happened to both of my memory cards together


Your camera uses xD memory cards, and they never have a physical locking switch.Your problem is most likely due to having used the xD card in an external card reader. The host pc sometimes sets the xD card as a "read only" drive. If so yo ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

When I put the memory card in the camera it says 'cannot read' it. How do I format the card? I know it has the right 'size' memory. The memory card I am using is the same one I used a few months ago and I saved the pictures I took to a computer and erased the pictures off the card. Now as soon as I turn the camera on it says 'This card cannot be read'. Im frustrated as there is nothing in the manual that seems to get my camera working again. I have only had it for a year. Please HELP!


Do not use the computer to erase the card. This is the reason your camera no longer recognizes the card. Now you need to format the card in the camera to get it to work properly. ... Digital Cameras

When I try to delete my pictures, the screen says memory card is write protected. i cant take pictures or delete them


What camera? What kind of card? SD cards have a sliding switch along one edge. Slide it away from the contacts. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

I have a digital camera and the model is C1033 , i put a san disc drive card in with a memory card in the san disc and on christmas day it worked fine, a few days later i couldnt take a picture and it says WRITE PROTECT, also it wont let me delete anything because it says WRITE PROTECT when i click delete or try to take a picture, what is causing this?


Sound like the card is corrupted. Take it out and try in a card reader, search for image recovery software if you can't read the card properly. When you've finished trying to get the images off the card format the card and retry in the camera. ... GE C1033 Digital Camera

Fixing write-protect it doesn't have a switch on the card but it says write-protect after I unplugged it on my computer; not using the usb but the memory card. how do I fix it? even plugging it in on the usb cable of the camera, still won't work. and when you open the camera, you can see the favorites but no picture in the pictures but has a picture when you plug it in the pc using the cable. how do I fix it?


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Just recently everytime i go to erase a picture it says memory card is write protected,its never done this before.


Theres a lock key in the memory card slide it upwards then re insert it and try again ... Nikon COOLPIX S610 Digital Camera

My camera says memory card is write protected and I can't get it off to take pictures?


Take a look at your memory card. 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. ... Nikon COOLPIX L4 Digital Camera

Memory card my camera keeps erasing my pictures. it sais that the memory card needs to be formated but it will erase all files on the camera. i have important photos that are on there right now, that i cant download to my computer. please help with suggestions to make the photos come back. i tried to lock and unlock the memory card but its no use. i really dont know whats going on so can you please make some suggestions to the steps i need to take to get my photos back.Thank You.


Also, use a card reader, copy your pictures from the card using the card reader, transfer your pix to your computer and then reformat the card ... Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera

Hi, I've a Panasonic LUMIX FZ38 (fw version 1.0). When I want to clear the SDHC content via pc (camera in Mass Memory Mode), or to transfer the pictures via cut, it says ''Unable to delete...the storage card is write protected''. but my card isn't protected! And it's impossible to set the photo folder out of ''Read Only Mode''. Instead, if I put the same SDHC in a memory card reader, I can do everything I want. Do you think it's normal?


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I put my memory card in and it says card protected and every time i push the capture button it says card protected i cant save pictures i can take any


Is the slide switch on the side of the card in the locked or unlocked (recommended) position? ... Vivitar Digital Cameras

I have a Nikon coolpix. The memory card is PNY optima SD 2GB. I get a message saying Memory card is write protected. I have no idea how this happened or how to get rid of it.


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I put my memory card in my card reader and connect it in a computer to delete the pictures in it but everytime I attempt to delete it, it says cannot delete PICT0005, the disk is write protected. Remove the write-protection or use another disk. How can I solve this problem?


Put the card back in your camera select the picture and on your camera push the write protect button the one that looks like a key. Then take card out and put in card reader. ... Digital Cameras

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When I insert my memory card into my printer, all that pops up is "Memory Card Error." I really want to get my pictures off of the memomry card and into my computer, so this is getting pretty frustrating. I was going to reformat the card in the camera, but that will apparently erase all the pictures from the card. I had taken this memory card to Walgreens last summer and gotten pictures off of it, so I don't understand why it won't work now. It's a 4GB Kodak memory card... If you could h


Make sure that the card is not locked, there might be a little tab on the side of it that slides up and down. \015\012If doesn't work, it probably needs to be reformatted once you get all your pictures off of it. \015\012(you will lose everything)\01 ... Digital Cameras

I go to erase pictures off my memory card and it wont let me it says ''protected card''. why is it saying that?


Give this a try!http://www.fujifilm.com/products/digital/download/s1000fd/fupd.html ... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

Yesterday I transferred all my pics from the xd picture card to my computer, nad now I keep getting write error message when I take a pic. The manual says that the card is write protected! How did this happen, and how to I fix it?


I don't think the XD card has a lock switch (some do) but what I fully expect is that the memory card requires your to format it to the camera you are using it in. You didn't tell me what camera make or model But you did say you have a manual, look f ... Fuji Digital Cameras

My camera wont take pictures when i have my memory card in it it says write protect. but when i take the memory card out it will????


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When i place the memory card into the camera a notice comes up saying that the memory card is write protected and won't allow me to take pictures. What do i do?


Remove the memory card and slide the locking switch on the card to the unlocked position. Reinstall the card and the problem should be solved. ... Nikon Coolpix S560 Digital Camera

I turn my camera on and it says protected card across the screen. I cant take pictures but I can look at them. I take out the card and turn the camera on and it either says memory full or just completely shuts off


SD cards have a little 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 ... Sanyo VPC-S1080 Digital Camera

Hello, I have a Nikon L11 digital camera and i can't delete my memory card...it says memory card is write protected...what can i do to delete all pictures


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Choose YES for the Format option. Allow it to finish. Should work fine then.\015\012Possible defective card if does not work after full format. Do not use any "quick format" option.\015\012First time must be FULL format. ... Digital Cameras
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