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Sony Cyber Shot DSC WX300. Memory Card Locked. Cannot update

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Sony Cyber Shot DSC WX300. Memory Card Locked. Cannot update database.
The card is not locked. Neither was the other card I swapped out a few minutes ago.
Tried to reformat. Same error.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

If the camera thinks that the card is locked, then the card reader may be damaged.

Use a flashlight to inspect the fine pins inside the card holder slot for signs of any damage or misalignment.

If nothing obvious can be found or fixed, then the card reader will need to be replaced.