Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera ?

Can't unlock card. can't save photos because card is read only. how do I change?



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There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". The most common is trying to use a 4GB or higher SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Other causes include problems with the tiny slide switch on the side of the card, or the electrical contact switch internal to the camera. The problem may also arise from simple formatting problems if the card has never been formatted in the camera (note that this will also erase the card). Troubleshooting tips for this problem may be found at this link.\015\012
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Can't unlock card. can't save photos because card is read only. how do I change?


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