It's NOT an issue with the cards or compatibility, it's CANON!! I have 3 different SD cards. If you look inside the slot on the side of the slot where the SD card slide switch would be, you'll see a glint of gold color on the side. FIX 3B: Again, if file corruptions occur intermittently, AND you use a card reader, do you remove the card properly from the reader? check my blog
But it is just the SD Card So I got the same error message a few weeks ago. Used the toothpick method and it worked. :) April 11, 2013 at 9:05 AM J Dub said... David Hammant Partner at DJHImages use a number of smaller capacity cards (relevant to the size of the files you are generating), and in camera format the cards you use immediately Hope it works for you. check my blog
With a plastic toothpick, or other skinny NON-METALLIC item, tap and gently push against this switch to see if you can jar open the contact to its normal unlocked position. Some things just keep working--I was able to retrieve all the photos.Thanks for the site article! If not true, skip to Fix 3.
Thank you! Transfer or erase images not needed on the card, or, if all data is saved elsewhere, reformat the card to prepare it for additional shooting.Err 10 -- A data file problem You just saved my life in less than 2 seconds! Canon Sd550 Memory Card April 19, 2010 at 11:45 AM Blondie Bachus said...
As always, remember to check the reviews before purchasing.CR January 16, 2012 at 11:46 AM Rito said... Canon Sd500 Manual Anonymous with the "felled" camera,Recommend trying the toothpick fix as shown in the video. Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 15 Thread: Memory Card Error - Card Locked Thread Tools Show Printable Version Search Thread Advanced you could try here Thank you for your blog.
Perform each of these steps with any Canon camera model.Turn off the camera and remove the battery. Canon Sd600 Memory Card I can't stress it enough, keep the piece of tape small, you don't want to jam your card in the camera. FORMATTING WILL ALSO ERASE YOUR CARD, so again only do this after you've recovered the photos.CR January 7, 2011 at 7:50 PM Anonymous said... "Taped Locking Tab Slot" did solve my said...
I tried reading the maker's manuals for 15 minutes to no avail but then I found this marvelous blog and solved my problem in a minute! I tried an old 256 MB card. Canon Sd500 Battery Low-level formatting erases all data, while a regular format simply changes file management information; therefore the low level option returns the card as close as possible to its factory state.TipIf you Canon Powershot Sd500 Manual December 30, 2011 at 6:48 AM Prashant said...
April 27, 2010 at 9:47 AM Kevin Luther said... click site I did! To my knowledge, it was kind of still working at that point.To release the plastic battery cover, I carefully took the screws keeping the outer shell in place and angled it i have tried two diffrent cards a 2gb sandisk and a sandisk ultra 16gb 30mb/s sdhc but with no luck:( help????????? Canon Sd400 Memory Card
March 1, 2011 at 7:10 AM Anonymous said... I had to buy the memory card, it came with 2 cards, but the larger card is not a card, it is the adapter. I took a long skinny handled tweezer and dislodged it, the new card went in perfectly and my new card works just fine!I just saved myself a ton of money for news the toothpick worked for me!
Later, when i turned it on again and took another photos, it was functional and then turn off again. Canon Sd1000 Memory Card Then start the camera without any card installed. After an hour I finally decided to Google it and found out all I had to do was move the little teeny lock switch.
I have a slightly different problem but cant find anywhere on the net that seems to be able to help...Trying to put the card in my computer too roughly iv managed I'm new to this, so any recommendations from monopod users? 10 answers Is there any small camera that can shot for a large printing? 6 answers More questions What is the Tips and Techniques Software Tools Photo Gallery Digital SLR / Interchangeable Lens Cameras Canon Digital SLRs / ILCs Nikon Digital SLRs / ILCs Micro Four Thirds Fujifilm ILCs Olympus Digital SLRs Canon Sd450 Memory Card My SD memory card however is not in the locked position.
However, when I plugged the data cable back in, *then* I was able to get into the Format menu and wipe/reformat the memory card, and that solved the problem. Do you? first attempt to recover images using your recommended software or 2. More about the author Just for lulz I also tried formatting one of the cards, which as expected didn't resolve the problem.
I have a new canon sx40 and I took the memory card out to put in another. The little plastic piece to lock/unlock my SD card popped off at work during a goodbye party for someone leaving-- found your site and after using good old scotch tape I If you discover that the locking switch is actually missing or has broken off, proceed directly below to Fix #4a. Card worked fine, camera worked fine, reader worked fine until today, when I put the sd card+reader into my usb (like usual), but when I click the CANON whatever letter drive,
THANK YOU VERY MUCH... Replaced the date/time battery but unfortunately it didn't work. Please check to make sure that you didn't accidentally place the tiny locking slide switch on the side of your SD card in the "locked" downward position. Use the following resources to restore that lost space, if possible.
thank you sooo muchhhhhh February 25, 2011 at 8:36 PM Saket Krish said... What can I do to retrieve the pictures? October 24, 2010 at 12:58 PM girlsguidetosurvival said...