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Reply Mike says: November 10, 2008 at 1:31 am I've had my S400 since spring of 2003, and after 5 yrs of loyal service and thousands of photos taken, I got I used the original CF card (32 MB!) that I had kept as a spare when I upgraded to a 1 GB card, but I guess any old CF card would E.g if anyone dismantle the camera, can you take notice og the placement? Called Canon again, now they told me to call another repair subcontractor. http://hammerofcode.com/memory-card/canon-memory-card-error-memory-card-locked.php

It really works!! mine is also ixus 400. Reply Kate says: June 4, 2010 at 3:10 am Will said on March 8th, 2006 at 10:38 "If you want to test to see if the fix has worked before putting i cant get a fix - free or otherwise - from a shop as i'm in Africa at the moment and will be for the next 4 mths.

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says: January 17, 2007 at 7:50 am Thanks for the tip! When batteries only supply very small currents this is a common problem. Thanks John Reply Johanna says: June 20, 2009 at 8:36 am Hi, I cannot seem to find or open the pictures of the fixing process. After reading all the comments, decided to go in order of the simplest to most complex fix.

I have no technical training and can barely handle a screwdriver but with the advice from this page I managed the whole exercise with no problems. Just my 2 cents and good luck... SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2 View Mobile Site Sign up Log in How it works Discuss Latest Articles Critique General Themes & Competitions Tips n Tricks Blog Browse Latest Popular Canon Powershot Memory Card Error Card Locked Once again thank you for the advice!

Also have 3 crappy Canon ones that came with camera at 16, 16, & 32 MB which come up with the message Memory Card Error. Canon Powershot Sd750 Memory Card Error But it works! Reply jason says: July 7, 2007 at 2:41 am dude, you rock. On the last day of the holiday, I took a photo of my daughter and the camera said "unable to write file, memory card error".

It worked well at first time… But…after several days. Canon Cameras Memory Card Error The problem I had stopped any photos getting saved to the camera at all. Reply Nolen says: December 23, 2007 at 9:27 am Just getting ready to leave for the holidays and charged the battery on my IXUS 400 (about 5 years old). Reply Wesslan says: June 24, 2007 at 7:32 pm Do I have to charge the battery (camera) after the mentioned procedure?

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Report Inappropriate Content Message 6 of 12 (33,291 Views) Reply 0 Kudos John_ Reputable Contributor Posts: 822 Registered: ‎03-01-2014 Re: memory card locked appears on my camera how do I unlock This must be a preferred option before opening up the camera and risking failure or damage. Canon Powershot S3 Is Memory Card Error It turns out that one of the pins in the CF memory card slot was bent. Canon Powershot Sd1000 Memory Card Error Don't attempt this if you are not confident in doing so, if you break your camera it is entirely your fault, and this will probably invalidate your warranty (mine had expired

Huw Roberts, Caernarfon, Wales Reply Samantha says: January 7, 2007 at 3:25 pm Thanks for your help. my review here I tried everything you said above and it did not work, Do you have any other suggestions? Expert: Russell A. Reply Robert says: October 17, 2008 at 8:32 am Just fixed my IXUS 400 by taking out the battery. Also an old or worn out lock switch might change position as it is inserted into the reader.Inspect the card slot with a light and magnifying glass paying strict attention in Canon Powershot A560 Memory Card Error

Worked on my Canon PowerShot S400. Card locked? br Sandra Reply Dembo says: April 22, 2008 at 10:03 pm Excellent recommendations, although my IXUS 400 was fixed by using the reset switch just above the CF card (tiny black http://hammerofcode.com/memory-card/canon-powershot-a530-memory-card-error-card-locked.php how do we repair that one?

Thank you!! Memory Card Error Canon Powershot Sd600 Oh and Sue, I also have a spare bit of plastic (small curved square thingy). 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

Reply H Mayhew says: March 7, 2008 at 1:59 pm I couldn't find a screwdriver small enough, so I just tapped the corner where the battery lives and - hey presto

One additional thing to note…it is quite difficult to put the memory card in i.e. First, reset the camera to the default settings using the instructions below.The connections in the slot may be worn from age or even more likely covered with a thin coating of Me too Report Inappropriate Content Message 1 of 12 (40,470 Views) Reply 0 Kudos cicopo Respected Contributor Posts: 1,965 Registered: ‎11-14-2012 Re: memory card locked appears on my camera how do Canon Powershot S5 Memory Card Reply Tsang says: May 9, 2008 at 7:01 pm Thanks for your useful information.

Also cannot find reset button which is described as an alternative. 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). Last time I buy one of their products. http://hammerofcode.com/memory-card/canon-powershot-sd600-memory-card-error-card-locked.php thanks Expert: Russell A.

Thenlast week I turned on the camera and the Fatal Memory error showed. Next move is to take to Canon Repair centre. The parts is about 1cm, L-shape and dark gray in color. Reply Trevor Lowe says: March 29, 2007 at 3:11 pm Great fix, thanks for publishing, shame Canon hasn't.

says: June 27, 2008 at 11:56 am Brilliant simple fix. And it also made my wife to look me admiring ;)) Best reagrds, Mikko Reply CR says: January 1, 2008 at 8:29 pm Reviewed the postings here, but didn't notice anyone Thanks, Helen Reply Frank says: January 11, 2008 at 9:31 pm The trick worked for me! I had removed and refitted the battery 3 times then I found the message on the Cannon website saying they would pay for the repair https://self-service-kb.canon-europe.com/ Servicing If it is determined

I took off the cover last night (had to get new tools to dismantle it- guess CU owns those, even though I thought Dirk bought them himself??) and realized I needed replied5 years ago. Ask Russell A.