Why does my camera tell me "the card is locked" I didn't lock it or anything?

Answer Slide the lock tab to the unlock position

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Cannon camera is saying memory card locked what does that mean?

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Hi i have 8GB sdhc sandisk memory card when i inserted in my canon camera its said card error card locked ichecked on the side it was fine when i insert in my PC it reads can you pls help?

Maybe. Take it into a camera shop and ask them to do a card recovery. Sometimes they can retrieve the images. Another way is to use photo recovery software. One I used before is Asoftech Photo Rec... Read More »

"CARD LOCKED" message on camera?

You may have inadvertently damaged the boot sector or initial sector of the memory card. The way to fix this is to format the card in the computer (not the camera).Thankfully, you already download... Read More »

I formatted my SD card on my computer instead of in my digital camera and now the camera won't recognize it. Is there anything I can do or is this formatting mistake irreversible?

Normally you should be able to reformat the card in your camera. If the camera does not recognize the card at all when the card is plugged in, then something else is wrong.The below listed related ... Read More »