Having problems with your Panasonic Digital Cameras ?
"this memory card is locked" appears on screen
What kind of memorie card is it? if its a SD card it usually has a little slide button that locks and unlocks it. just slide that button to unlock it. its usually a yellow white or red slide button.
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.\012\012\012
If that doesn't do it, try another card and see what happens with that one.
If that doesn't do it, try another card and see what happens with that one.
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