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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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What would the lack of a U3 icon on a fast microSD card mean?

I just bought a SanDisk Ultra microSD card (64 GB) and did a quick speed test: Note: Although the sequention R/W test with Crystal DiskMark software has a queue depth of 32 - it doesn't matter. Other ...
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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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SanDisk 128GB MicroSD Card is Write Protected [duplicate]

so I have a MicroSD card that is write protected and won't let me delete anything, format the card, or delete the partition. I have tried using regedit to disregard write protection, I have tried ...
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How to read/copy as much as possible of a corrupt file on a SDXC card? [duplicate]

I have a Micro SDXC card from my phone with a couple of corrupt photos/videos on it. I suspect that parts of these files are unrecoverable, but I'd like to read as much of the files as possible. ...
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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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My microSD card turned into RAW and lost it capacity from 4GB to 30MB [duplicate]

My microSD card file system turned from NTFS into RAW and the diskpace changed from 4GB to 30MB. I tried to format it to NTFS again but it says the microSD card is protected against writing. I ...
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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 to merit ...
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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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Abnnormal Micro SD card [duplicate]

My sd card is somehow "locked". I can view and copy files into my computer but cannot delete, move or format the card. It says windows is unable to complete format. I tried formatting using Disk ...
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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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How do I format a Sd card (8gb sandisk) which is showing raw files (30mb) & write protected? [duplicate]

Through command prompt I can neither select partition nor create another primary partition. Also, I am unable to format it using 3rd party software.enter image description here
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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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What to do with a micro SD card that will not format? [duplicate]

My micro SD is in a state where files cannot be added or taken away, if I download or delete a file it will appear or disappear like normal, but when the phone is restarted or the card is taken out ...
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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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Chkdsk/f still at 0% verifying files and folders windows 10

My micro sd in my phone stopped working all of a sudden and kept crashing my laptop when I tried to open the files there, so I decided to run a chkdsk /f. I took the micro sd out of my phone and put ...
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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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Robocopy: “The system cannot find the path specified.” for cell phone micro SD card

I am trying to expand the memory in my Samsung Galaxy S8 by copying over the current data in my micro SD card to a larger one. Unfortunately, I don't have a micro SD slot on my computer, so I want to ...
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Samsung Memory Card MicroSDXC 128GB PRO Plus UHS-I Grade U3 Class 10 is only Writing at 23 MB/s. How come?

I have a Samsung Memory Card MicroSDXC 128GB PRO Plus UHS-I Grade U3 Class 10. When testing it using CrystalDiskMark 5.5.0 x64 on Windows 10 using the Conceptronic Card Reader (product code ...
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Is my SD-card corrupt? [duplicate]

So I've been using an SD card in my RPi (Samsung EVO 16GB SDHC). I've formatted and re-written this card many times a while ago, but hadn't touched it recently. When I tried to do so this time, the ...
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Why does my microSD card have a second row of contacts?

I bought a Lexar microSDXC card for my GoPro. It has a second row of contacts that other microSD cards don't have. The card came with a USB reader that uses those extra contacts, but it also works ...
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Non-persistent microSD card [duplicate]

I hope the title doesn't confuse anyone, but that's the best short explanation I can give. The data on my 16 gb microSD card doesn't persist. For example, every time I log on to my raspberry pi, it ...
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Micro sdhc inside SJ4000 is write protected

I have a SJ4000 dashcam and a Sandisk microsdhc 32 gb card inside it. Whenever I plug it with the micro usb cable to a computer to browse the files I cannot make any changes. It says the disk is write ...
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Change capacity of sd card from 8GB to 1GB

I got 8GB SD Card and I want to make from this card 1GB sd card. Why? Because I got barcode scanner and I can use only 1GB card. I must change my 8GB card to 1gb but not only partition. It must be ...
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unable to recover corrupted 32gb sd card [duplicate]

while doing format my sd card was suddenly removed after that i tried to connected it splits in to two partitions and unable to format that. i tried disk part cmd but it unable to delete partition due ...
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Preventing microSD card files/data from being recovered even after format?

I plan on returning a microSD card I purchased and that I have written personal data and files too that I do not want recovered if someone attempted to. I understand that data can still be recovered ...
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My SD card is available just for a while when i connects it to pc? [duplicate]

I'm using Android. Last day I restored my phone cause it became to slow in response to every app. but after restoring, i got to know about that my card is corrupted. now, it is not showing in any ...
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MicroSD card write protected, cannot unlock (tried on different computers, different adapters) [duplicate]

I am on read only on my microSD card, that previously I was able to read/write on. I've tried using different adapters, tried locking then unlocking those adapters (as well as putting the toggle in ...
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How do I remove the digital write protection/lock switch from micro sd cards?

I've tried using physical adapters to switch the write lock off, disabling write protection policy registries in Windows, using diskpart to clear the write protection attribute, and using gparted to ...
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Formatting microSD card for half capacity

Some devices have limitations for microSD card size (e.g. 8GB or 16GB). Is it possible to format a 16GB microSD card so that it appears to have 8GB on the device?
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USB port on my Surface 3 died. Is it possible to boot a Surface 3 from the MicroSD card to reinstall the OS?

Due to an electrical surge from a stuck wireless mouse USB adapter, the sole USB port on my Surface 3 shorted out and died a few weeks ago. This Surface 3 is the "LTE" version from Verizon, not a ...
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SDcard cannot hold new files after mount it with android

After mount my 32GB Sony SR-32UY micro SDcard (sold by amazon) in android for a few months, I unmount it from android. It still has 11GB free. When I mount it back to PC, it can read files without any ...
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microsSD card cannot format

I have a 16GB SAMSUNG EVO microSD card that I was using on RaspberryPi 2 with NOOBS installed on it. I tried to format it in every way possible: from Windows 10 with SDFormatter; from Windows 10 with ...
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Default partition for brand new SD card

I have SanDisk microSDHC (class 4-16GB) card, which doesn't work now in my car after formatting in NTFS. I would like to change to default partition type. What is default partition type in brand new ...
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Micro SD Overlapped to “Locked” and “read-only state” - How to fix it? [duplicate]

I have a Micro SD card (/dev/sdb) that is "Locked" in some "read-only" state. When I try to format it with Gparted or other graphical software it reports "Can't have overlapping partitions". Looking ...
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How to format an encrypted sdcard?

I confused and try everything that I know but FAIL ! I have 32GB sd card, I want to format it. I don't care with the data, I want to use the memory card only. I'll tell the the story first: I wanna ...
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Lenovo Miix 310 Micro SD reader inconsistent behaviour

I recently bought a Lenovo Miix 310. When trying to use a 64 GB SDXC (a Sandisk Extreme) with it, I got trouble, as the computer would detect the card and initially work with it, but after some time ...
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cannot format 32gb micro sd card in window 10

DISKPART> list disk Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt -------- ------------- ------- ------- --- --- Disk 0 Online 465 GB 0 Disk 1 Online ...
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MicroSD card: can't format,or partition

TL;DR: I have a Micro-SD card that has a primary partition that isn't formatted and can't be selected and I have tried: DBAN nuke (wiped) Windows formatting 3rd party program formatting diskpart.exe ...
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Cannot format Micro SDcard

I can open files in it and copy to computer too. I can copy and delete too but when I put it back again the files are back in their primary state. I have tried these processes: 1. Quick and full ...
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New MicroSd card readonly/“Windows cannot read disk” [duplicate]

I got a few brand new 32GB micro-SD cards with included adaptors. I then tried moving some data to it, but there was a problem, so I tried removing the write-only properties so i could complete the ...