The Canon Powershot A590 IS is an 8 megapixel digital point-and-shoot camera with a 4x optical zoom and a 2.5 inch LCD screen.

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Memory card won't go back in

I removed my memory card last night from my Canon a590IS to upload my pix from a card reader to my hard drive on my computer, now when I try to put the memory card back in the camera it does not want to fully go back in. This is the first time I have had this problem.

I locked and unlocked the memory card to no avail. The door will close with out the memory card in it, but when I try to put the memory card back in, it will not go in all the way.What to do?

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Just by chance, I removed the battery and put it back in. When I turned the camera slightly a piece of the SD card fell out. It looks like it's from the side of the card. Now the card goes back in.

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I click the red button and it goes right in. My problem is My camera won't upload into my laptop today for the fires time, I usually have no problem.

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Look inside your memory slot with a flashlight and check for misaligned contact at the base of the slot or something that could make obstruction.

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I can look inside with a flashlight, but then what? How am I supposed to get inside and fiddle around without knowing what contacts with what? I have tried four different memory cards now so I know it is the camera and not the cards. This is frustrating since it worked fine before. I'm sure you are correct, but how do I determine the obstruction?

Closing the battery cover and turning on the camera works just fine.

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I think what is meant here is to just look and see if there is an "obvious" obstruction, like an bent pins, foreign objects etc. Once you see there is something obvious, you can let us know what you see (or remove the obvious) You are the eyes and ears, while people on here can just steer you in the right direction....let us know what you find, or see.

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I have the same problem with a PS A580 and haven't found an answer yet. I looked in the slot with a flashlight and couldn't see anything.

Does anyone know how these things are supposed to work. I suspect that there is a small spring at the bottom of the memory slot with a miniature catch and that somehow this spring has moved from the catch and is blocking the release mechanism.

Does anyone know how these memory slots work?

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