Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera ?

When i want to take a photo it says "card locked" what should i do?


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SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
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