Having problems with your Sanyo Digital Cameras ?

Cannot turn off picture protection feature on VPCS1070. I can get to screen that shows little key, but can't figure out how to turn it off. By the way, I'm 79 years old (Brownie Kodak age), so am not to computer savvy. The manual says just go o the protection screen and turn it off or on. I can't find where to do that.


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Never mind - I finally fixed the problem. I just reformatted the Internal Memory and all is well. Thanks Anyway.
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Cannot turn off picture protection feature on VPCS1070. I can get to screen that shows little key, but can't figure out how to turn it off. By the way, I'm 79 years old (Brownie Kodak age), so am not to computer savvy. The manual says just go o the protection screen and turn it off or on. I can't find where to do that.


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