Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 8025 Digital Camera ?

My son got a vivitar 8025 and it wont take pictures it keeps telling us the card is protected. What does this mean and how do we fix it?


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Did you put an sd memory card into it? this camera will not take pics without an sd memory card (it did not come with any memory to hold pics on the camera itself). the memory card needs to be inserted into the slot right next to the battery:)
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My son got a vivitar 8025 and it wont take pictures it keeps telling us the card is protected. What does this mean and how do we fix it?


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Additional question... thanks for a reply & possible solution on my concern. i just have another question, i try to open the memory card thru the use of card reader to copy all the pictures in my pc then i successfully capture the files from my memory card but most of the jpeg file cannot preview i think it was corrupted, is it possible to fix those files? another question, what if a message "Do you want to format?" prompt. does it mean i can no longer retrive all the pictures from my memory car


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