Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 5100 Digital Camera ?

When I go to take a picture i can't get the flash to work and i get a lock symbol in the


\015 I get a lock symbol in the bottom left hand corner. I also am unable to reformat the camera\015

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Your memory card is most likely locked, take it out and find a small button on the side, see if it is in the lock position, switch the position and try the camera to see if this fixed the problem
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