Questions tagged [memory-card]

A memory card is a physically small storage device that is used in consumer electronics - especially digital cameras - to hold data, usually until it can be moved to a computer. SD, xD, MemoryStick, CompactFlash are examples.

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Do USB sticks and memory cards forget their data if left without power, just like SSDs? [duplicate]

I recently learned that SSDs actually forget data if left unpowered for like a year. This was shocking news to me. But then I started thinking, and realized that while all my offline backup disks are ...
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2 x 8gb RAM with 2 x 16 GB ram

The computer came with 2 x 8GB. That works well like that. I Recently upgraded my PC: I replaced the RAM, so now, I have 2 x 16GB ram on the motherboard (Asus ROG Strix B550-E) spaced apart from ...
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How to read SD card CID on Windows 10

Is there is a tool/way that one can read the CID of a SD card under Windows 10? My laptop card reader seem to be plugged to USB bus rather than PCI bus if this matters.
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Two drivers missing (with exclamation mark) on fresh Windows 10 install on a Sony Vaio VPCCA2S0E

A fresh install of Windows 10 on a Sony Vaio VPCCA2S0E laptop leaves two undefined devices with exclamation marks in Device Manager. The first listed as an LPC Interface controller and the second with ...
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Does reading an SD card a thousand times reduce its life?

I know writing affect SDCard but I don't know about intense reading
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Memory card is damaged, Can I regain data?

While using my tablet it hung up, then a message " Memory is damaged" appeared, probably due to high temperature! My question is there any means to regain data from it??
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How can I recover deleted photos from memory card? [duplicate]

A few days back I found that the photos I have saved in my memory card have been lost. I don’t know what is the reason behind the deletion of photos but I just want them back. How can I restore my ...
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Why is Windows shows my 16 GB Memory Stick Pro Duo as 126 GB?

I try to revive my PSP after 4 years of not touching it. Charged it to 100%, every components work as intended except the Memory Stick reader or the MemStick itself. It states that I have to format. ...
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Minimum write speed suggestion to a memory card for 1080p video recording with 30 FPS [closed]

I have been using a Samsung A5 (2017, SM-A520F). Its maximum performance in video recording is 1080p, 30 FPS. Please specify the minimum practical write speed that I need to have when I am buying a ...
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Can't format or erase flash card neither on Linux nor on Windows [closed]

I have brand new flash memory card (MicroSD), which I am connecting to the computer via relatively old, but USB3 card readers. I've tried two different card readers. One card reader says card "is ...
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MicroSD content disappeared and turned into one big unaccessible file [duplicate]

I put some 8Gb MicroSD card in Video Recorder and recorded some video onto it. Then I got a message, that card is full. I plugged it into computer's card reader and saw, that card was full of Android ...
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Detect and qualify flash memory (sd card) wear

What is the best way to detect and evaluate/qualify flash memory wear that usually occurs after a lot of data has been written the flash? I mean especially a wear caused by continuous writes by dash ...
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Is extracting a ISO file to USB, the same method as creating a bootable USB?

Trying to create a bootable USB with just my phone. Was wondering if booting would work with just extracting the files to the USB. Thanks in advance!
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Micro SD card fails to be detected in RHEL 7.2, while Windows 10 asks to format it each time is inserted

I have the following MicroSD card which fails to be detected on RHEL 7.2, while Windows 10 asks to format it each time it is inserted. The card is a MicroSD HC I Class 6 (8GB) In RHEL 7.2, dmesg log ...
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Why does A New Memory Card Needs to be Formatted Before Use? [duplicate]

Why does a new memory card or flash drive need to be formatted before using it? All of I get from internet is just a tip to format it before use. But they don't explain why we need to format it ...
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Upgrade memory from 4GB to 16Gb, but Hardware Reserved memory got 8GB

I want to upgrade my laptop memory from 4GB (Hynix-BUS 1600-DDR3-PC3 12800-voltage 1.5v), to two 8GB memories (total:16GB - Kingmax-BUS 1600-DDR3-PC3 12800-voltage 1.35/1.5v) OS: Windows 7 64bit ...
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Identify DRAM type in Linux /sys

I'm trying to figure out the DRAM type of my computer's DRAM and the operation mode the DRAM is using. On one of my very old computer with Linux 4.2.0-27-generic kernel installed, I can see the DRAM ...
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How can an SD Card go thermonuclear

About 5 days ago i got a 128GB micro SD card from a store and it worked great and was really fast possably because it was brand new, but recently today i noticed that the computer i put it in did not ...
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Card/USB flash storage: how to trim/discard/reset after heavy usage?

I wonder, if it is possible to 'reset' the controller of an USB drive or a memory card to treat as 'unused' on Linux (Fedora 24)? Background: I have overwritten an USB drive from /dev/urandom. I.e., ...
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How are integrated SD-card readers connected?

Many laptop computers now feature integrated SD-card readers so that users can read/write SD-cards without needing to plug an external reader into a USB port. Are these integrated SD-card readers ...
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Why doesn't my android tablet read my SD-Card, when it is readable by other devices?

I have : A feature phone An Android Tablet - iBall Slide Brillante 8GB A 2 GB Sandisk SD-Card. A Windows-7 laptop computer. My SD-Card was essentially for use in my feature phone. I have been using ...
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Why is there an upper limit on MicroSD card adapter?

I'm currently searching for a MicroSD adapter for my MacBook. I saw several adapters satisfying my condition. But most of them had an upper limit on the storage size they support. (Example) This is ...
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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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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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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 to undo hack on fake memory card [closed]

I bought an SD memory card 32gb that I didn't know was fake till I used it on my PSP, then I tested it with h2testw to know the actual capacity and it was way lower than 32gb,maybe about 4gb, please ...
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Xyplex MaxServer 20 Terminal Server

I recently purchased a Xyplex (which was purchased by MRV) MaxServer 1620 terminal server for my CCNA lab so I could manage all of the console connections from a single device.. Well, that was the ...
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Files disappeared from memory stick

I worked on some documents on my memory stick and then most of the files on it disappeared. The system shows these stats for the stick: capacity 59.6GB, used 51GB, free 8.58GB That seems ...
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How is it possible that In a 4GB memory card a folder of 24.5GB is created?

I had some problem in my memory card. I don't know how, but sometimes the data in my memory card exceeds the limits of its storage capacity. This is the screenshot of the properties of my memory card ...
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Installing EFI boot on 128GB memory card

I am using laptop having 5200rpm hdd, and I stuck with its speed, so I was thinking to purchase a ssd which can improve performance but hdd are so expensive, and I can't keep both hdd in my laptop. So ...
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Anything wrong with my computer memory because of failures in some memory tests?

Recently I bought a used Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with 32G RAM in memory. This machine runs on 64bit Win 7 Pro. I did an extended CPU test on it. No problem. However, I got FAILED in three metrics in ...
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What is the minimum spacing between memory slots on the motherboard?

I'm planning to purchase the motherboard GIGABYTE G1.Sniper B5 along with a pair of pair of (2 x (2 x Sticks) = 4 Sticks) DDR3 memory CMY16GX3M2A1600C9. I found the dimensions of the memory stick here....
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How can I debug OSX memory card events

I am trying to get kernel messages for memory card insertion - removal, but i don't get logs. I issue the command "tail -f /var/log/kernel.log" So i need to know how to increase kernel log level to ...
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How is a 200GB MicroSD card possible? [closed]

Just recently a 200 (yes, 200) GB card has been announced by some flash memory manufacturer. The question is not about the giant capacity this card has or how they are made, but the peculiar number on ...
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Memory cards for tablets [closed]

I want to learn more about the terminology used in association with high-quality memory cards. For example, Class 10 is the fastest class available. Above this, UHS-1 makes it even faster. In ...
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Weird!!! Where is my folder in flash memmory?

I have a Silicon-Power 4GB USB flash memory. I had some files and a directory named ro0t in it. but today while I can see the occupied size, I can't the that directory! I even change settings to ...
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Where Is My Memory Wasted?

I have 8 GB Random Access Memory. And have no idea where the major (6 GB) part of it is disappeared (or usually disappears). Total sum of all the MBs listed in the Task Manager (I know not all of the ...
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Flash based storage. Do i need to re-plug them back in to my PC from time to time? (Memory cards & SSD's)

I've bought some memory cards for the purpose of backing up & storing my pictures and videos in case my PC's hard drive fails or the data on it becomes unreadable. The hard drive may not fail for ...
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How to write protect microSD card?

My phone is corrupting memory cards while trying to write data. I want to make my microSD read-only or write protect it (even if phone is not the reason). Searching on Google returns the solutions to ...
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How can I protect my SD card?

Is there a way that I can read my SD card on my computer (or even cell phone), but it would be locked on any one else's computer (or cell phone)?
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How to format a memory card which is infected by a virus and antivirus is not able to delete it

I've bought a memory card which is recently infected by a virus. I tried to scan it with latest Bitdefender 2014 and Norton 2014 they both failed to delete the virus. Then I deleted the partition and ...
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memory upgrade for Gateway GT-5428

My Gateway GT5428 has (2) 512 PC2-5300u-555-12 memory boards installed from the factory. Iwant to upgrade to 2gb. Will (2) 1gb pc2-5300 ddr2-667 240pin dimm standard non-ecc work for this upgrade or ...
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Particular microSD card is not working with camera

I was using an 8GB microSD card with a Canon PowerShot SX150 IS camera. It was functioning correctly. One day when I took a picture, it prompted me: Memory Card Error. But I was able to display old ...
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Laptop works but no display

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-SZ61MN laptop which is running windows 7. One of its memory cards is not working and has been removed from the slot. At startup I can hear 1-long beep and 2-short beeps. ...
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Will killing chkdsk on a PSP damage the memory card?

I have a PSP connected to the PC via data cable. It has a Memory Stick Pro Duo Adapter that contains a 32gb Micro SD card. Awhile ago, the cable got disconnected unexpectedly and when I plug the PSP ...
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What is the largest size of a 640x480 JPEG?

I'm creating a data storage device that takes a certain number of pictures of the night sky over a couple of hours, and the pictures will be downloaded right after they are all taken. The memory card ...
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Does flash-memory integrity depend on system resources while reading/writing (like CDs/DVDs)?

Question I’m really concerned that flash-memory is just not reliable as a storage for irreplaceable files. Does anybody know if the integrity (corruptibility) of flash-memory (flash-drives, memory-...
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memory capacity versus physical size

memory cards,USB drives have the same range(in terms of size), what exactly causes their memory capacity to differ even though the sizes of the 1GB,2GB,8GB,16GB,32GB memory cards look the same ...
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Why is my sd card only readable in the camera but not in the computer?

I am not able to download the contents of my SD card which is full of photos from my Nikon camera. When I put the card into my camera, I can view the photos, without a problem. But when I put the SD ...
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how to make a memory card unreadable only for computers?

I want to make my memory card unreadable for my big brother and his friend's computers. Is it possible to make my memory cards unreadable only for computers but read and writable for mobile phones or ...
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