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What does it mean when the camera says protected card


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This means that a small switch on the side of the card has been flipped into the write protected mode. Remove the memory card and look at the side. There is a little lever - move it to the opposite side of the slot. Then reinstall the card carefully so that the lever doesn't get shifted again.

For SD cards, the switch is on the left when you look at the label side of the card. The lock side is usually labeled - it's towards the center of the card.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(flash memory can also be locked when used for certain computer functions - where the memory becomes dedicated for one computer only. This is less common for camera cards. In that case, the only way to unlock it is to release the memory with the computer that was used for locking it.)
It means that the memory card is write-protected.

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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