Having problems with your Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera ?

Cant take photos as it says the card is write protected


\015 This only happened recently, i can view photos but can't take them as a blue screen apears with write protected. i don't have the manual or software provied with the camera as i'm away from home. any ideas?\015

Answers :

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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