Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 5100 Digital Camera ?

ViviCam 5100 My camera went to MT. with my husband and came home with a protected card. Of course no one knows how that happened. Anyway, I can get to the menu that has the protect mode on it, but it won't let me go to the next menu to unlock it. I, of course, can't delete either.


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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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