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Thanks! Is there hope? I made contact with the company and gave me detail instructions on how to mail them the SD card. Maybe if I read all the manuals that come with; but who has time? news

I was going crazy because the camera wasn't mine and I needed to take pictures!Becca OliverTue, 17 Jun 2008 13:27:50 +0000 thanks soooooooooo much!!!!! j-k,Are you using a portable reader? July 30, 2013 at 3:44 PM Don said... This rendered my camera useless since I could not take any pictures, no matter what SD card I used.SOLUTION:The solution to my problem had to do with the card locked sensor

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Had that not worked I was going to blow on it like the old Nintendo cassettes. I even used a pin to slide the switch without the knob being there and it wouldnt work. PDF Manual . I sure laugh because of that little switch on my memory card.

Am i doing it wrong? This TOTALLY worked! Yep. Canon Powershot A640 Manual Pdf I realise that I won't be able to see the images till recovered, but it's just getting the SDHC identified that's driving me nuts! *How can I get it to come

My camera was working fine when i turned it off cuz i wasnt taking picsno more then when i turned it cak on it said "This card cannot be used" idk Canon Powershot A630 A640 After learning that there was a switch inside the camera, I wiggled the SD card about and the camera detected the card! XJulieSat, 23 Oct 2010 00:44:32 +0000 Sticky Tape works ok, will investigate a more permanate fill for switch.Barry DavisMon, 01 Nov 2010 21:50:56 +0000 please some one help me .i want Run FExplorer and Open the path C:\system 3.

You should still be able to see the photos on the card. Canon Powershot A640 Specs It is the camera that cannot see it correctly. Good luck =)KittyBSun, 06 Dec 2009 22:36:46 +0000 I lost my regular microsd card and after reading about the tape and it works I was about to return the one I I've replaced the LCD screen before thanks to your help. :) It has worked for a couple years now.

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In this case please see this blog article instead (xscrewdriver, hope you don't mind me referencing your blog). Finally, I give one last shot formatting using SD Card Formatter (a freeware program from SDcard.org). Canon Powershot A640 Manual TOOTH PICK FIX WORKED....!!!!!!!THIS IS THE BEST BLOG I'VE EVER SEEN...:))))))))))))))))THANX ALOT....DEAR. Canon Powershot A640 Driver or the card?

The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. navigate to this website Question about Canon PowerShot Digital Cameras 1 Answer Why does it say memory card error on the screen ...memory card error on the screen why does it say ' memory card But now I don't have an excuse to upgrade my Canon SX120. :( June 6, 2011 at 12:53 PM Adam T said... thank you sooo muchhhhhh February 25, 2011 at 8:36 PM Saket Krish said... Canon Powershot A640 For Sale

August 26, 2010 at 8:23 AM Thomas said... January 9, 2012 at 11:02 PM Anonymous said... Stating this once again, formatting will also totally erase your card, so only do this after you've recovered and saved to your computer any important photos from the card. More about the author Any suggestions?Thanks anyone!!!janSun, 09 Dec 2007 19:49:40 +0000 My SD card was also saying card error, card locked!

Bit of sticky tape over the side of the card. Canon Powershot A640 Ebay I would insert the card into lab top and it would not read card. My only solution is color scheme...

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Material needed: 1 paper clip The socket for memory card has this tiny detector for sensoring if the card is locked or not (same side as the lock switch on the The cellophane tape trick worked magic for me.Keep up the good work. the card is fine but the camera can't read it. Canon Powershot A640 User Manual So I can't even see what the formatting options are, nor can I activate it.Please help!!!

I tried and finally the camera DMC-TZ5 recognized the memory card again. First thing to do is to buy a memory card reader for your computer to see if you can read the card.Chieh ChengMon, 15 Dec 2008 07:36:50 +0000 i have the So, little fiddling with paper clip to put the detector back in and another try to put the camera on, everything worked out just fine. 01-18-2009,07:37 PM #7 col Filtness View http://hammerofcode.com/canon-powershot/canon-powershot-g9-memory-card-error.php The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes.

has anyone had the same problem? Great image of the locking switch. We unlocked it on the side, but still are getting the error. You must insert the mini-card into the adapter, then into the camera.

Could you please advise and clarify for me as to which step I should do first: 1.