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You saved me a trip to the store!! So anyway, thank God for Web 2.0; because I knew I'd find a solution here and sure enough I did. If it is still locked in both position, then it's not the card; it's your camera. LOG IN TO REPLY sponsored links (this ad will go away when you log in as registered member) 6 posts, 1 page 15,250 views & 0 likes for this threadMemory Card Source

This did not happen until I put the card into my TV to view photos. I wrote a review that explains these differences in detail, for a Transcend 4Gb SDHC card, here: http://www.epinions.com/review/Transcend... That's the problem.I tried from the card reader, my PC, and laptop also, none of them can access the device. At least, I know that's the case when you drop a camera into the ocean.

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I wouldn't really recommend doing that with anything but distilled water. Enter your model number to make sure this fits. Then, try a different SD card in the same camera.

All sorted now Many ThanksHeatherSun, 24 Aug 2008 23:38:15 +0000 Thank you for your info - have been going nuts wondering what I did this time! Read More. OK Index • •New posts • •RTAT • •'Best of' • •Gallery • •Gear • •ReviewsNew posts • •RTAT • •'Best of' • •Gallery • •Gear • •ReviewsRegister to that really helped alot.. Canon Powershot A520 Memory Card Not sure if Chieh will permit me to share the following related link.

My memory card's fine again! :DKRISFri, 15 Oct 2010 23:58:43 +0000 Hello thank you THANK YOU for your information. Canon Powershot A530 Review i never put any code .i can't even format it.it is unusable.how to unlock or format it?its urgentmany thxmohitSun, 07 Jun 2009 13:22:45 +0000 i jus wanted to thank this site I re-formatted on my laptop & locked /unlocked the card, still wont work, so maybe like canchris said...i can only use a 2GB card at the most.Is there any way around Error message is card locked..card error in other cameras..we have tried the tape and coloring the tab, using the twistie tie someone else recommended on this site..nothing works!

but I'm VERY relieved, lol. How To Unlock Canon Memory Card That kinda sucks.......im glad i only paid $15- for the camera. Maybe if I read all the manuals that come with; but who has time? could you help meearghhh :] x kim Tue, 23 Jan 2007 11:31:54 -0800 Kim, try moving the grey tab up and down; make sure it's not stuck.

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Since you posted to this thread, I was assuming you had a memory locked problem.Chieh ChengWed, 16 Jan 2008 21:44:02 +0000 im so glad i found this site.the tape idea worked Had no idea (old eyes) the SD card even had a switch and the word, "lock" on it. Canon Powershot A530 Memory Card Size Stoney and creative!Thanks everyone for the great suggestions that led me to my Magiver solution! Canon Powershot A540 Memory Card It started with the one that I had already used and downloaded from..So went out and bought a new one and still the same message.

The switch probably fell off. this contact form We tried to lock and unlock the card as well as using the tape. The sensor that detects where the tab is located is in your device (digital camera). i thought my card was doomed, when all i had to do was just move the little thing up on the memory card to unlock it...It's so simple, yet so hard...xBeckySun, Canon Powershot A630 Memory Card

it also wont let me take pictures eithergraceSun, 29 Jun 2008 07:45:16 +0000 I had an error on all my SD cards when trying to write from my computer. Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content ‎06-10-2013 09:04 PM how do I unlock the memory card in my I know this because this message was also on my camera screen and went away. http://completeprogrammer.net/memory-card/canon-powershot-sd600-memory-card-error-card-locked.html oh also i didnt feel stupid, because i really dont know about this kind of things, so i quickly search google and typed, card lock digital camera!arsetothemFri, 19 Dec 2008 23:48:01

The original SD card spec. Camera Says Memory Card Is Locked It's time to chuck that card, get another one, and move on. I still get the same thing.

I don't know why I didn't think about the reader/camera detecting the position of the slide.BillTue, 17 Nov 2009 18:30:13 +0000 welll.....I had the same solution....sometimes...the camera system cannot really read

I dropped it somewhere and I can't find it. The cards can fail over time. It has xmas pics. Canon Powershot A530 Format Memory Card I have tried the tape trick and the blowing air into the camera and this still does not work.

or it's affiliates. I tried an old 256 MB card from an older camera. the 1 GB one is dark blue and the lock is gray and the 256 MB one is black and the lock is white, so maybe the sensor can't tell the http://completeprogrammer.net/memory-card/canon-powershot-memory-card-error-card-locked.html all thanks to you guysDr Naveen kMon, 27 Sep 2010 07:56:11 +0000 thanks for this forum!

Hi Sorry, It is a Kodak Memory card 4GB SDHC.. What finally worked was very gently pressing down on the metal flap inside the card chamber that detects the lock with the tip of a straightened paperclip. I too felt like an idiot when something I was stressing over for an hour was as easily fixed as it was...