Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 5100 Digital Camera ?

I have a san Disk memory card & when I put it in my screen locks on the greeting screen. Help?

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Do you reformat your cards every time you download your pics? The card may be corrupted. You may be able to clear it and reformat it through a card reader on a PC. If this isn't possible scrap the card and buy another one - and ALWAYS reformat it.
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I have a san Disk memory card & when I put it in my screen locks on the greeting screen. Help?

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I hit Format in error and lost 200 -300 pictures I had just taken on holiday. I have tried the program Memory Card Recovery, but couldn't assign the camera to a lettered disk as required. The card couldn't be read on my computer either. The screen then indicated that the card was 'locked' whatever that means, and that there was 'a memory card error'. I hope you can help me. Thanks Power Shot A570 IS

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On my 2nd 4gb card each time i put it in get memory card error card locked- i know about the slot on side of card to unlock-i had a 512 sd in before worked great-is card compatible san disc 4gbhc thanks for any help.

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Just put in new san disk 4gb memory card and receiving error message - memory card error. I unlocked memory on card itself (that little gray sliver that goes up and down) What gives

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Locked Hi, Camera has been fine till I took the memory card out to process the images. When putting the card back and turning it on the camera says "The card is locked" I can see my images but cannot use the camera. Please help. Sian

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