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What's the best way to store a Mini-SD card?

I just bought two 128GB miniSDXC cards (on sale today on Amazon). One is going in my phone. I figured I could use the other one for a backup of my MP3 & JPGs. Which brings up a problem.... How/...
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8 GB micro sd-card pretends to be an 16 GB card

Hi guys so i managed to dd a 16 GB micro sd-card on a 8 GB micro sd-card and now the 8 GB card has 12 partitions, the last one with the size of 11.5 GB. this is the partition table: Disk /dev/...
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Rescuing files from corrupted microSD

I was hoping some of you could advise me with recovering files (photos) from micro SD card that went corrupt. I know that in some cases nothing can be done, but I want to try everything before going ...
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Micro SD showing no media [duplicate]

I have a 32 GB Micro SD that is showing as No Media in disk manager, Bootice can't see it, nor can any other software. My windows 7 computer folder can see it, but when I try to access it it says to ...
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How to fix the Broken SD Card

I seem to have broken my micro SD card.The partition names in the disk-utility shows unknown partition. Can some one assist on how to go about recovering the data from it or fixing it? Attached are ...
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Why do microSD cards have less than advertised space?

I bought a new 32GB microSD card. Windows says the capacity is 29.3GB (31,474,057,216) in Properties for the drive. Why? I expected 1024x1024x1024x32 = 34,359,738,368 bytes. I can accept 0.5GB for ...
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Win10: I see and can use MicroSD, but missing in Storage settings

I've tried formatting FAT32, NTFS, exFat to no result. It appears once I change drive letter for the card, but can't set is as a save target anyway and disappears after some time all together from ...
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How do I put a Micro-SD card into a slot for SD/MMC/SDHC?

An electronic picture frame has a lot for SD/MMC/SDHC. A Micro-SD card came with it and is supposed to go there, but is clearly too small for the slot. How do I insert this card? There is no ...
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After resetting my Linx7/Win10 tablet - can't see MicroSD in Settings/Storage

It has worked before the reset (complete, removed all files). I can see/use the SD card to save files in Explorer, etc., but do not see it in Settings->Storage. Once I format the card/change drive ...
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HP Pavilion Slimline s3220n SD Card Reader Issue

I have an HP Pavilion Slimline running Windows 7. It came with an SD card reader. I can read SD cards with it, but when I plug in a Micro SD card via an adapter, it is not recognized. The light ...
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Problems with multiple FAT32 partitions on (micro)sdcard

I have a smallish problem for which I could not find help yet. When my device (on RaspPI) boots up for the first time, it creates the partitions needed for media data. This media partition should be ...
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Asus X205TA microSD HC card not recognised

I have got this laptop: X205TA and bought this SD card: SanDisk and my laptop does not recognize this card. I have tried to download a card reader driver, but there seems to be no such driver. How do ...
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SD card is titled “RECOVERY” and only has 1GB after using RPi

I was using a Raspberry PI 2 Model B, and I installed NOOBS. I selected and installed Raspbian, and I used my Pi for about 24 hours before I decided to re-install the OS. When I plugged in my micro SD ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B overheats when I put in the micro SD (64GB)

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, and I plugged in the charger - it was fine. I plugged in the HDMI - still fine. I plugged in the micro SD card (64GB) and the Pi immediately got super hot and when I ...
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Untar bz2 to Microsd fails

I am trying to uncompress tar.bz2 file to ext3 formatted MicroSD card and after copying some files to card I see below errors and tar fails with below errors tar: ./usr/lib/gcc/gcc/arm-poky-linux-...
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SD Memory card vs MicroSD with Adapter

Is a SD memory technically identical to a MicroSD with SD adapter? Can a software or reader distinguish one from other?
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SD Card went dead after power cut during format.!

I have a 16 gb Samsung micro sd card. I believe I was formatting it when a power cut occurred in the middle of the format. Upon reboot of computer, the card was dead. Can it be revived or is it ...
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Why aren't SD card 'contacts' uniformly placed?

As you can see above, Some contacts seem to be longer than the rest. Also, on the SD card (2nd from top) the last one seems to be thinner and also closer to the seventh pin. Why not just uniformly ...
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Will a 128GB SDXC work on a 64GB compatible sd card slot?

I'm not quite sure if this was the correct board for this topic. But I had been searching for an answer and found no luck in with regard to this specific question.. I'm looking to buy a Lenovo Miix 3-...
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Can't format microSD card

I am trying to format a microSD card. I have tried (unsuccessfully) erasing the memory from the Settings menu on an Android device at my disposal and now I have plugged the USB and givin it a go from ...
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SD card Size not reading properly (Debian Linux)

I have a MicroSD card that has 128M printed on the card, however when I ran a command to check, it always shows up as a 7.4G drive with a 119M Partition, I get the same result whether I'm using fdisk ...
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Are Class 4 microSD cards faster than Class 10 microSD cards for small files?

In a comment to this Hardware Recommendations SE question, Agent_L writes: There is no such thing as "fastest" card, eg cards with higher (like 10) class are faster for large files (eg video) but ...
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Trouble mounting OSMC to micro SD card on Mac

I'm trying to install OSMC on my 8GB micro SD for my raspberry pi 2. I'm trying to mount via the SD card reader on my MacBook Pro which is running OSX 10.7.5. When I try to mount the image a window ...
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Are faster high-capacity microSD cards less compatible?

I have heard claims that faster high-capacity (64GB+) microSD cards will not work in some devices in which slower cards will work. I have not been able to correlate this to any particular brands or ...
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How can I find out the /sys/class or /sys/devices entry for a mounted filesystem?

What I have: I know the place in the filesystem where a microSD card is mounted, e.g. /storage/sdcard1 What I need: To find out which device folder it corresponds to, e.g. /sys/class/mmc_host/mmc0 (...
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How to check SD Card Class and other specs on Windows/Linux?

Is there any way to check SD card class and other specs in linux / windows? I mean read/write speed, serial, class, etc. I amd seeking a way to determine these, specially the 'class'. thanks
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Possible to format a microSD card in ISO9660 format?

As title, is it possible to format a microSD card in ISO9660 format? More questions, and would I then be able to (or how could I) save to that card from a computer? More details, Windows or OS X (or ...
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cannot modify micro sd

I have a Silicon Power microSDHC card (16 GB class 10). The card is split into two partitions: 14GB FAT32 and 1GB EXT2, both are primary partitions (For use link2sd app in android). This worked ...
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Are Class 10 and UHS-1 SD cards really the same?

I'm seeing lots of cards advertised as being Class 10 and UHS-1 as if it's the same thing. Also, the "official" SDCard.org page says both Class 10 and UHS-1 have a minimum speed of 10 MB/s: https://...
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Reading Encrypted Files from Android microSD Card

My wife had a Samsung Galaxy S3 which she just traded in for a new phone. I would like to get some of the files off of the micro SD card if possible but it was encrypted. I have tried using ...
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Reformatting a FAT32 & EXT2 Partitioned microSD Card

So the story is: Link2SD, which required partitioning of my SD card into a FAT32 and EXT2 format, seems to have failed me, giving random deletions of Android apps. I got tired of this and tried to ...
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How to convert a bootable usb to a bootable microSD card

I just got a recovery flash drive for my tablet containing its OEM version of Windows 8.1. There is only one problem... The power input is located too close to the 1 and only usb port. The system ...
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Why is my microSD card is so slow?

Recently, I have bought an ASUS Transformer Book T200TA with 32GB internal memory and 4GB RAM. To increase the storage, I have added a 64GB microSD card through its slot. The card is identified as a ...
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Not Able to delete/ format my Micro SD

I tried almost all the options to format my Micro SD First the Basic Option. Then tried the SD Formatter and it showed that the SD card is write protected. And then I searched on youtube to remove ...
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How can I access /storage/emulated/0/DCIM on android device?

I recently lost the contents of a micro-SD card and hadn't backed up the contents recently enough. Luckily, I noticed that the pictures I was missing happen to be in /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/....
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How can I recover a Micro SDHC card when I cannot assign it a drive name (i.e. can't mount it)?

I bought a Kingston Digital 16 GB microSDHC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card 30MB/s with Adapter (SDC10/16GB), http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0036V9AGU?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=...
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Rufus killed USB card reader

This was really odd, I haven't found anything like this on the web. I tried to create a bootable microSD card with PNY microSD USB card reader using Rufus 2.2. It was set to check the device for bad ...
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MicroSD Card not being read by usb adapter on OS X Yosemite

I have a MicroSD card which I plugged into a USB sd card reader. Looks like this: The MicroSD card goes all the way in (left it out to show where it goes). When I insert the USB in my Macbook Pro, ...
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Memory card not detected

TL;DR My microSD card is not been recognised/ detected by the GoPro 4, tablet or any pc and there's no sign of damage caused to the card. Is there a way to recover the data? I was using a class 6 ...
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Attempted to format MicroSD card, card became inaccessible, is the card trashed?

I attempted to format a brand new Class 4 8 GB Unirex MicroSD card using a USB adapter to my Windows computer using SDFormatter v4.0. I set the format settings to be Quick format type with Format ...
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Are microSD cards essentially the same inside the shell as a flash drive?

I use a 64 GB Class 10+ microSD card with the computers' built-in card reader (sometimes requires a microSD to SD adapter), in place of a pen drive. This allows me to connect the card to devices ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS corrupt microSD - manual recovery?

i have a corrupt microSD card from a colleague. He asked me to save his data if possible. I use a recent usb-multi-cardreader. The microSD is a high capacity card with 32gb of space. I suspect it to ...
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Deleting (Erasing) all Data from Failed SanDisk MicroSD Card

I've had two 32GB SanDisk MicroSD cards go bad recently. One I was able to temporarily revive using the kind advice offered in this thread: Recover Data from Card that cannot be read When I insert ...
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Do TLC MicroSDs and SSDs need a special tuning for proper alignment?

TLC flash memory has three bits per cell, so block sizes (at various levels) are divisible by three. As a result, when you align the partition just like “use a power of two, 1GiB will be surely enough”...
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Can I/How do I force micro-SD card to r/w mount?

I have a SanDisk 64GB microSD card that I've been using in my phone. It recently started refusing to let me save things to it on the phone and I am currently trying to figure out if it's possible to ...
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What is the procedure to upgrade a Nintendo 3DS SD Card to a larger one using a PC?

I am preparing to upgrade my SD card on my Nintendo 3DS XL. It's currently a 4 GB card. I want to move it to an SD card with Nintendo's maximum limit of 32 GB. (I have heard this limit is able to be ...
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Windows 8.1 TW700 Tablet microSD Card Seems Too Hot

I picked up a TW700 tablet and, after some tinkering, managed to use NTFS junctions to move \Program Files\ and \Users\ to a microSD card to give myself some breathing room. I'm not expecting much ...
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I wiped my microSD with DBAN and now I can't use it

few days ago I have wiped my microSD card by Darik's Boot and Nuke with PRNG Stream method. Now I formatted my SD to fat32 file system but my Android phone doesn't recognize it, and so does my PC. I ...
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Recover Data from Card that cannnot be read

I am trying to help a friend who is very concerned that she has just lost all of the data on her 32GB SanDisk microSD card. I told her I would post this and see if anyone could offer help. Here are ...
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Fix damaged MicroSD card that cannot be formatted

I have, not one but two microSD cards that my phone (Samsung Galaxy Young, Gingerbread OS) seem to have broken. One is 1GB and the other is 2GB. The 1GB one won't be formatted. When I put the 1GB one ...