Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01 Digital Camera ?

How do I get rid of memory card protection?

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There is a lock switch on the memory card that you can set to protect the card. Have a look at the card and check if you can see the switch. Just push it in the other direction than it is at present and all should work fine.

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There is a small notch on the right side of the card.... set it to unlock position. Since your protection is slready ON, just set it to the other position.
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\015\012Please note that data copied in protected mode can be cleared only once you have uploacked it and inserted it into he same device that was using it in locked mode.
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