Questions tagged [micro-sd-card]

A memory card format that is like the SD card format, but in a smaller form factor.

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Is there a performance difference between SD MicroSD adaptor vs USB MicroSD adaptor?

Introduction I have a microSD card with data that I'm trying to connect to my computer. My computer has slots for connecting to a USB or an SD-card, but not microSD. (example below) However, I have ...
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Best way to salvage SD cards exposed to salt water and contents of the lithium batteries?

So, right off the bat, I want to acknowledge that the data on these cards is likely lost to time. However, I am hoping someone may know some best practices to check for sure. I recently recovered some ...
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MicroSDHC cannot be formatted, deleted, only read [duplicate]

I have a MicroSDHC SanDisk Ultra (Red Grey) with 10 Speed Class, UHS-I Bus Interface, and 16GB Size Storage. I put this on the SanDisk Adapter to connect it on PC (Windows 10) and it is readable. But ...
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Reusing a corrupt SD card [duplicate]

Hey I'm trying to reuse a corrupt SD card for Android which is unable to be reformatted. I do not need recovering any existing data on the card, is it not possible to reformat it to be usable on ...
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Rename microSD card hardware not partition

Recently, I had to reformat my microSD, so I figured why not give it a go. I basically want to be able to boot the SD and a custom name to appear. Is it possible? Is there a software or a way to make ...
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sdcard issue with LineageOS

Tried multiple sdcards and they all worked great But with a lexar 64 GB sdxc there's a problem That whenever I insert the sdcard even through OTG and SD Reader after checking the LineageOS restarts ...
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Can't write to micro SD Card nor format it [duplicate]

I am using a 128GB micro sd card on my android phone, and i recently noticed that i could not write any files to it. Reading works fine. I tried to format it using my windows computer, without success....
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Brand new SDcard not formatting (Mac)

Been pulling my hair out on this one. Have a brand new Sandisk 32GB Extreme Plus SDCard. I've been trying to get an image on it to work (for my Raspberry Pi 4). When I bought it, I used balenaEtcher ...
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Recovering data from Raw SD Card

So I took a micro sd card out of my phone and when I try to reformat it it says windows was unable to reformat the sd card. Is there a way to refromat the sd card and saving the data afterwards.
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Micro SD memory on Windows 10 computers

In a Windows 10 laptop will extra memory as a Micro SD card typically appear as an enlarged C drive or will it appear as a different drive letter?
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Micro SD cards larger than 2gb not showing in Windows Explorer

Problem I need an SD card bigger than 3gb to load retro pi onto it but bizarrely I can only get 2gb micro SD cards to show in Windows Explorer. The micro SD card is plugged into a micro SD card ...
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how do i reformat an unrecognized microSD card

i have tried to change my microSD card to a bootable nanoDLP for my pi. but the card reader i used moved or something, and the process stop in an error, trying to reformat i put the microSD back to ...
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What happens to micro SD cards when they get worn out?

So most are speaking and asking what's the lifetime of a micro SD card or an SSD drive. But I barely found information what happens when a micro SD card actually gets worn out. Does anybody know this? ...
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Possibly corrupted Micro SD card; i/o error

Problem: I have a SanDisk 128 GB Micro SD that used to be in my android phone. I first noticed (on the phone) that photo albums that were located on the SD opened correctly sometimes and sometimes not ...
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How to access local external drives from a Remote Ubuntu Machine?

Is it possible for local (Mac) external drives to be accessed via a remote PC (Ubuntu)? I want to be able to build and flash my custom Android ROM which is hosted on my Ubuntu machine and write those ...
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PC stuck during boot when booted with microSD card inserted

I have a PC with 32GB eMMC storage that I use for basic tasks. Also, a 128GB microSD card is used for storing stuffs. The PC was working fine till some hours back, but it won't boot up now. My PC ...
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Cannot format microSD card

My microSD card I have used in a MavicMini drone does not work anymore. Last time it worked was before the drone's crash. The drone did not break, but the microSD card that was used in the drone acts ...
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SSD versus microSD: Does physical size matter? [duplicate]

I see microSD cards up to 400GB, as well as SSD up to 400GB. My question is related to the size: If you can fit 400GB in a microSD card, why do we need the size of a SSD (more commonly, 2.5 in)? What ...
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Are microSD cards suitable for image (photograph) editing and management?

256GB microSD cards have gotten much less expensive recently, and so I am wondering if they are suitable for image (photograph) editing and management. I typically store images on platter-based ...
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Encrypting folders on an sd card

I bought a webcam you can use to take photos and videos in the normal way with the help of a micro SD card. Can the individual folders of this SD card (or even the entire SD card) be encrypted, or ...
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Windows cannot read SD card, gives 'Please insert SD card into drive E:' error

When I try to open/format/diskpart clean the drive it cannot do the task. All my other devices work just fine, including my Switch, camera, and tablet, can format/save files/read data but my Windows ...
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Diskpart did not format or clean encrypted sdcard

i have 64 gb sandisk sdcard that was encrypted using Bitlocker trying to format it within windows 10 home but that dose not work due to leack ability of windows 10 home edition. then i moved my sdcard ...
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How to determine the actual capabilities of my SD card reader?

I have an Intel Compute Stick STCK1A8LFC which I use as a media player running Linux. I'm using a 128 GB Micro SD Card for storage and would like to upgrade to a larger one if possible. The Intel ...
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How to repair a corrupted microsd card?

My MicroSD card was working and now it isn't. I do not care to retrieve the files. When I plug it into my computer (using a usb adapter) it shows up but doesn't show any details and asks to be ...
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Can´t format, write nor delete files on a corrupted microSD card

I have a SandDisk Ultra PLUS 16 GB microSD card (This exact model) and I'm trying to format it without any luck so far. It's the microSD card that I've using in my Android phone for 3 years without ...
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SD Card Micro SDHC "You don't currently have permission to access this folder"

I'm running on Windows 10 Pro, and every time I try to open my SD card it says "You don't currently have permission to access this folder. Click Continue to permanently get access to this folder." ...
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paste text from Notepad app into 16_GByte micro SD Card

My 16_GByte SD Card is formatted FAT32. However, I have not found a way to simply copy text from a URL (How to make your RPi3 computer an Alarm Clock) and then paste this text into the SanDisk card. ...
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How do I fix my SD card reader on my computer that always says the device is locked for read only?

When I insert a micro SD card into a SD adapter to read it in the SD card reader on my Dell desktop it says the drive is read-only whenever I try to copy files to it. The LOCK switch on the SD adapter ...
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Corrupt SD card

i have a micro sd card (Kingston) that i want to extract data from but it's unknown filesystem and it's impossible to mount i guess. It's from an Android 6 phone. Kernel version: 3.18.19. It's pretty ...
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Unable to format microSD card

I have a SanDisk Ultra microSD card with 16 GB capacity.I connected it to my laptop using a Zebronics ZEB-230CR card reader. I am facing issues with formatting the card. I opened the Disks utility on ...
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Memory card showing I/O device error in diskpart and write protected in disk management

I have a Sandisk 16GB Class 10 Ultra MicroSD UHS-A1 Card with Adapter (SDSQUAR-016G-GO61A) memory card. I installed raspbian (Raspberry Pi OS) on it. It has been a few months since I used my ...
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MicroSD card performance

I am having problems with microSD performance, I did these test using HD Tune and a Kingston FCR-HS3 (https://www.kingston.com/en/flash/readers/fcr-hs3) on a USB3 port. I am a bit confused, ...
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Home PC doesn't recognize exFAT formatted SD-Card but work PC does

I have a Micro-SD card formatted in my smartphone as exFAT. I can work with the card (read and write) on my work laptop (Windows 7 Pro) but my home PC (Windows 7 Home) does not recognize the card and ...
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Is it technically impossible for an SD card adapter to degrade performance under any condition?

This question is an off-shoot of Will there be a performance degradation when using a SD card with an adapter for a camera. That question asked whether using a microSD to SD adapter would degrade ...
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SD card, corrupted, data recovery, file type unrecognized, allocated memory not recognized, all data recovery software fails to even scan correctly

I have a corrupted SD card and need help: SD card from android says corrupted in phone. Windows says it needs to be formatted. Chkdsk says it cannot restore raw file format. All file recovery ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a microSD card

I have a 128GB SSD with Windows 10 installed on it and most of the disk space on that SSD I'm already using (for programs and stuff). The thing is, I also need a Linux environment because I'm a ...
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Even weirder "Error splicing file: Input/output error"

I know this is the n'th question out there on the "Error splicing file: Input/output error" message, but I'm experiencing some behavior inconsistent enough with the other posts I'm reading ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T540p recovery from sd card?

I have a Thinkpad T540p which has to be restored to factory status. I have tried to invoke the recovery program by pussing F11 a lot during booting when the Thinkpad logo is shown. But all I get is ...
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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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Samsung Gear 360 corrupted SD card - How to recover

How do I recover a corrupted Samsung Gear 360 SD card? Everytime I take a picture it throws an error, and when I plug the card into my computer it shows as blank, or throws an error.
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Unable to format a encrypted micro sdxc card [duplicate]

I have an encrypted 128GB micro sd card. I reinserted it into my phone and went into settings, storage where it shows sd card under it, it says "corrupt" I tap it and it tells me I have to set it up ...
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Can a device ruin an SD Card or microSD card?

I have a device that I think might be ruining microSD storage cards (SanDisk cards). The device happens to be a smartphone (an older Samsung Galaxy S), but this question applies to any device. Is it ...
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Does [MicroSD Card] + [USB Reader] = [USB Memory Stick] for Windows installatoin media?

On Microsoft's "Create Windows 10 Installation Media" page, it says that in order to create the installation media I need: A blank USB flash drive with at least 8GB of space or blank DVD (and DVD ...
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Can symlink or bootloaders be used to gain space/boot off a microSD?

I have a basic notebook that came with Windows 10 but only has 32 gigs HD space. After updates windows literally could not install all of it because of the size. It does have a microSD slot and I have ...
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How to get Windows 10 to recognize my MicroSD card?

My Surface Pro 4 won't recognize a 32gb MicroSD card after I screwed up trying to load-then-delete RetroPie. Today I tried loading RetroPie images onto a 32gb MicroSD card, but I didn't seem to do so ...
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Possible scenarios of a flash drive corruption for FAT32 filesystem

I have an SD card which seemingly stopped working few years ago. Recently I tried recovering some data from it, and I was able to recover very little (I used Gparted). Most of the data was lost and I ...
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Why can I see files on the SD card on Android, but not on Windows?

I have a backup process from my phone that seems to be working well, but I'm confused about why this is happening: I move files on my phone (android 7.0.1) to my external storage (micro sd card 64GB) ...
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How to repair a micro SD card with I/O errors?

I have an 32 GB micro SD card which was able to let me copy data, but not alter data. After a lot of research, I came to the conclusion that the 'card detects a potential fault within itself. The ...
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Prevent SD card from being ejected

I have a Chinese tablet that offers Intel Atom x5-z8300 and 64GB internal storage (SanDisk eMMC). It also offers a MicroSD slot. I moved most of my files to the SD card. Now I want to stop it from ...
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