Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera ?

Digimax S500 is locked, how do I unlock it to take pictures.



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Look at your memory card. SD 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.
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