Having problems with your Polaroid i835 Digital Camera ?

When I try to take a picture my camera will not take the picture and a message keeps poping up saying that my memort card is protected. Why is it doing this and how can I fix this?


Answers :

The problem *may* be that the memory card is defective - but is it much more likely\015\012that the card is simply "locked" (or "protected") You can check for this by\015\012removing the memory card from the camera if it isn't already, and look\015\012along the left edge of the card. Find a small tab and slide it forward\015\012(to the unlock position) and carefully slip the card back into the\015\012camera and try again. If it still reports that it is protected,\015\012carefully remove the\015\012card to see if the tab has moved back to the locked position. It is\015\012possible that if the tab is moved when inserting the card, it could\015\012just as easily be moved back when removing, too - so it may not looked like it moved.

Either way, if\015\012the tab is moving (or suspected to be be moving) to the locked position during the insertion and the unlocked position during the withdrawal process,\015\012you could place a small amount of tape along the card edge - over the\015\012tab - and carefully insert the card again (you might have to remove\015\012some tape to allow the card to fit into to slot, depending how much room there is). If you never lock the\015\012card (I never do); you could put a very small drop of super glue on the tab to hold\015\012it in place. Wait for the glue to set completely before inserting into\015\012the camera and try again.

If this fails, you should try again with a different card.

I hope this helps!
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