MY CAMERA says memory card error?
my camera is a canon powershot sd 750. ive been using the same sd card in this same camera for 4 years. all of a sudden i uploaded some pics, put it back in my camera and it says memory card error as soon as i turn on the camera. when i go look at my pics it says the same thing and at the bottom it also says memory card locked. i am leaving for cali tomorrow morning and need help I have no money to download anything. And i shouldnt have to. I didnt do anything to the stupid sd card. life just hates me can you please help thank you
- Camera RLv 610 years agoFavorite Answer
Life doesn't hate you. Here's troubleshooting steps for SD card errors (no money needed or asked for):
- TexpersonLv 710 years ago
Look on the side of the card, there will be a small white switch, be sure it's in the unlocked position. It sometimes can get moved and then the card becomes locked. A 4 year old card should be replaced with a new one, over time they wear out and you don't want to take a bunch of pics and have none saved due to an old, defective card.
- Jim ALv 710 years ago
Absolutely - 4 years old? Good gosh! These cards should be replaced every 6-months to a year.
Just buy another card or three.
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- TeresaLv 45 years ago
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Memory cards can go bad, as well as getting locked by accident. If it is not locked by the manual switch which would be indicated by either a lock symbol or the words "Lock" or "Hold" then I would probably say your card is toast. Hope I helped good luck.