Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera ?

I can unlock the memory card so I can take pictures.

\015 I have move the latch on the side of the memory card to the unlock position, still can't take a picture. When I try it says "card locked"\015

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The plastic switch may have snapped off from the internal lock you might have to purchase a new one.
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