Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera ?
What does card locked mean and how do you correct it
SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, the position nearest the contacts unlocks it. If the slide is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
If that doesn't do it, try a different card.
If that doesn't do it, try a different card.
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