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Shame Canon clealy haven't considered a free fix for their own design fault. This must be a preferred option before opening up the camera and risking failure or damage. I finally found this online and want to thank you for the helpThanks Rae Report Inappropriate Content Message 4 of 12 (34,792 Views) Reply 0 Kudos QueenJane New Contributor Posts: 1 don't know). http://completeprogrammer.net/memory-card/canon-powershot-sd600-memory-card-error-card-locked.html

Reply Ric says: September 26, 2008 at 11:24 pm Hey Mark, incidentally i was attending the 1st F1 night race here in Singapore and viola, the 400 failed me with the Question about Canon PowerShot Digital Cameras 1 Answer Memory card error memory card error Screen shows memory card error prompt. I just joined here after having an identical issue as was posted by Benne30! I tried everything you said above and it did not work, Do you have any other suggestions? Expert: Russell A.

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posted November 27th, 2012 qweasd123 you can get some data recovery tool to fix it . Please contact the Canon Repair Facility that performed the repair at that time, for further information. Make a note of where the screws came from, many are different lengths.

It fell out quite easily which would suggest a location on the outside of the assembly, but after an hour of looking and trying to fit is somewhere I'm still unsuccessful. This was over a yr ago. Please put them wise as well. Canon Powershot Memory Card Error Card Locked Many thanks for this fix.

Voila.. Canon Powershot Sd750 Memory Card Error If available, you can also use canned compressed air to blow out the slot.If, and only if my answer to your question is helpful and you are Satisfied with it, please He made the pi Search Fixya Press enter to search. No need to remove the card while doing this) Step 3, find a pen/pencil or an instrument that has a long point e.g a straightened paperclip..

Only wasted more than an hour of my time and build up a feeling of frustration. Canon Cameras Memory Card Error The time now is 12:55 PM. -- New Light Theme -- Dark Theme Contact Us - Steve's Digicams - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top Recent Camera Turn on the camera (you'll probably get the usual error message again). Reply Henrik says: June 7, 2007 at 2:08 pm Your instruction worked excellent (IXUS 400).

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Thanks. Many thanks, Barbara Reply Steve says: September 15, 2009 at 1:47 pm I had the memory card error problem on my Ixus 400, and I managed to fix it through the Canon Powershot S3 Is Memory Card Error Incidentally, tried the easier option several times (pushing black button inside door) but to no avail. Canon Powershot Sd1000 Memory Card Error Write a Reply Sign up for a free account or Sign in to post a comment.

I think canon people do not have the idea of this fix. this contact form Reply Will says: June 11, 2007 at 11:37 am A direct link to that page: http://smallr.com/27v Reply Alan says: June 12, 2007 at 2:39 pm Absolutely brilliant, worked just as you As I see there is Kingston 512 card probel so it is not from 2G card. Reply mariella says: February 16, 2007 at 11:55 pm I got this memory card error too on my ixus 400,took battery off myself although i was not that keen on it,i Canon Powershot A560 Memory Card Error

Question about Canon PowerShot Digital Cameras 1 Answer Memory card error Memory card error For no reason whatsoever (didn't drop the camera or anything like that), I started getting 'memory card Take a look with a flashlight and see if one of your pins are bent. Reply Wesslan says: June 24, 2007 at 7:32 pm Do I have to charge the battery (camera) after the mentioned procedure? have a peek here If you're looking to move up to a digital SLR camera I've since got a Nikon D40X that I can also recommend.

Thanks, Don Reply Jodie says: July 21, 2006 at 5:57 pm Anyone know if this will work on a CanonPowershot S3 IS as I have the Memory Card Error message? ..ggrrrr Memory Card Error Canon Powershot Sd600 No damage ever. Jason Reply EFL Geek says: July 18, 2007 at 12:13 pm Same error on my ixus850is - sending to service in the next couple of days.

WORKED A TREAT JOHN SCOTLAND Reply Mila Yen says: April 12, 2008 at 11:09 pm Glad this post is still around.

But it's all go again and our pictures even came back. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Sign up for our weekly newsletter! In other words, thanks, it worked for me too. Canon Powershot S5 Memory Card Greetz Reply Sk Belgium says: May 1, 2008 at 2:54 pm My error was ‘E50', ‘memory card error'.

Very old model, I know, but I am quiet happy with it :-) and that it's working again. This advice applies to all electrical equipment that has battery or other contacts that carry tiny electrical currents. I haven't had to format the cards at all. http://completeprogrammer.net/memory-card/canon-powershot-a530-memory-card-error-card-locked.html worked just as you describe on my S400.

Once again thank you for the advice! I used EaseUS data recovery. I got the message hours after unpacking everything from new Had the S1-IS for a couple of years, no problems at all.... When batteries only supply very small currents this is a common problem.

Now time to buy a new one, a Canon of course :) My advice:Contact Canon! Hi,First, what is the size (capacity in gb) and type (SD or SDHC) of the memory cards that you are trying to use? Ask Your Own Camera and Video Question Is it a small round silver disk type battery? thanks again, rowena Reply Kanna says: December 27, 2008 at 6:27 am Hi, I kept getting a "memory card error" on my Canon PowerShot S500 as well.

From my experience, your unit in "as is" condition would probably sell for $50 to $75 for "parts or repair" on an auction site.If, and only if my answer to your Reply Azlando says: February 2, 2008 at 12:55 pm thanks a lot for that info..fantastic!!!its alive again!!!..unfortunately some kind of plastic (dark grey) dropped out after the cover was removed and canon powershot s3is memory card error memory card problem 13 Questions View all Jessica Fuller Rep: 1 Posted: 12/12/2010 Options Permalink History Subscribe Unsubscribe Memory Card Slot is in use but Reading mode: Light Dark Login | Register NewsReviewsArticlesBuying GuideSample ImagesVideosCamerasLensesPhonesPrintersForumsGalleriesChallenges Forum indexCanon PowerShot TalkChange forum CANON S3 "memory card error" - (the card is ok) Started Aug 19, 2006 | Discussions

Taking out the battery worked a treat on my Ixus 400. (I tried the reset button under the card flap and reformatting the card first, but they didn't work for me). Card locked? Reply Fatso says: August 27, 2007 at 6:33 pm Does anyone know if this will work on an ixusi zoom. I don't want to reformat the card as it'll wipe it.

I would really apprectiate any ideas. Step1, Open the CF door on your IXUS. Nov 20, 2006, 11:37 PM #10 fat_miao Junior Member Join Date: Sep 2006 Posts: 6 I got the error msg half way thru my shoot. Has anyone been able to source a replacement battery (the tiny one)?

Question about Canon PowerShot Digital Cameras 2 Answers Canon Camera - Memory Card error & Card locked error ...Memory Card error & Card locked error I had given my merory card In my rememberance even if you do not format it in long usage and just cut the images it doen't free all the information from the card, so camera could think My guess is it's like a factory reset because when you turn the camera back on you have to reset the date and time. Some tips if you are going to try this: Have a very small flat and cross head screwdriver.