Having problems with your Polaroid T831 Digital Camera ?

When i turn it on it says card protected ive lost instructions can u help


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There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", "card protected, or "no memory card". Some include trying to use of a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the switch on the side of the card, or the switch internal to the camera. The problem may also arise from simple formatting problems if the card has never been formatted in the camera (note that this will also erase the card). Troubleshooting tips for this problem may be found at this link. (Pay particular attention to the section describing the tiny slide switch on the card).\015\012
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