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I have a Nikon CoolPix P530. I somehow have a "protected

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I have a Nikon CoolPix P530. I somehow have a "protected photo" I am trying to erase. It will not let me. Every time I want to take a picture, I have to wait for this photo to disappear before my shot will take. Can you tell me how to get this off my camera?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Engineer John C. replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Engineer John C. replied 1 year ago.

When you have the picture on screen, please go to the Playback menu and select "Unprotect". Please check the image I am attaching here.

You have this also in your Quick Start Guide (page 29). Let me know if you don't have it, so I can give you the link.

Please read below also:

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There isn't an unprotected button; only protected. I tried to toggle the protect button, but it only took me to the picture that is protected with a "check mark." I had tried this before and also studied the "Quick Start" section before I contacted you.
Expert:  Engineer John C. replied 1 year ago.

If you press Protected again, does it remove the check mark?

Have you tried also connecting the memory card to your computer using a USB reader? Click here for an example ===> USB Card Reader <=== Click Here

Please keep me posted!

john