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My digital camera wont let me delete photos and says the card is locked what does this mean and how do i unlock my card


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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. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.
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