Questions tagged [sd-card]

Secure Digital (SD) cards are a widely used memory card format used by many technology brands brands in portable electronic devices such as digital cameras.

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Damaged Sd card

My sd card was damaged and it asked me to format. A year ago the same thing happened and I format the card and recover the data by recovering software. But now I did wrong by removing the drive letter ...
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What are the effects of installing softwares to a removable device?

I am considering purchasing a small (14" screen) laptop which has Windows 10 pre-installed and has an 32GB EMMC storage. I was thinking that to preserve as much free space on the C: drive (32GB EMMC)...
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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 refuses to mount SD Card

So, I've got an SD card with one partition as FAT32 and a bit of unallocated space: Windows can find the device itself. Disk manager can see it: (Sorry about Russian, but it is reporting that device ...
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SDcard - can card “reader” physically damage card?

I've head a bunch of brand 16GB SD cards from amazon, used them a couple times for linux boot images, and some media, but not very frequently, not anywhere near excessive writing. I got this ...
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My microSD to USB adapter isn't recognized by my computer anymore. It's probably corrupt or something. How can I repair it?

My micro USB adapter is most likely broken. It's no longer recognized as even existing by either my Linux laptop or my Linux desktop, eg. the file /dev/sda does not exist. How do I repair this device, ...
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Can I somehow revive unrecognizable (micro) SD cards? [duplicate]

I am unsure as to whether to ask here, or on software recommendations. I have a box full of micro SD cards, which I have used over the years for Raspberry Pis. I was searching through them for one to ...
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Windows SD Card reader not working

Windows won't mount it, though it shows up in device management and even gives me stats about it, and Linux works with it fine
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Windows 10 how to fix drive letter on my micro SD cards?

Recently, my micro SD card stopped showing up in Explorer on my Surface pro 6. I opened the Disk Management tool and the disk does get recognized (as Disk 1 below), but the main partition does not ...
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Understanding the SD Card Specification

I am looking buy a 256GB microSDXC-III (or microSD with 624MB/s theoretical max) but I am not sure I understand the SD card specifications, ratings, and markings. I have been searching for better ...
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VMWare Fusion: Unable to connect a Transcend USB 3.0 SD card reader

I am unable to connect a Transcend USB 3.0 SD card reader to a VMware Fusion virtual machine running on my Mac laptop running OS X Catalina. I am using VMware Fusion version 11.5.3. I'm not sure it ...
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Viewing Security Camera files in unique format [closed]

So I just got this new security camera and I can download the files to the computer or to an USB drive if I wanted. That is not the problem. The problem is that it shows up as .data files. It does not ...
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read-only sd card / hdparm missing sense data [duplicate]

I have a micro SD card that used to be on an android tablet as internal storage, by mistake it was ejected. Android says the sd is not supported, formating it as external/internal storage does nothing....
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Is SD card definitely defect if badblocks reports bad blocks?

After my Raspberry PI had sporadic boot problems, I gave the MicroSD card a (data-destructive) stress test. If badblocks reports bad blocks on the card, is it definitely bad? In the sense that a ...
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Recover vcf file from a RAW file system SD card [duplicate]

I want to recover some files (most importantly .vcf) file from a RAW file system on SD card I tried to fix the card with chkdsk /f but I got an error that the file system is RAW. Does anybody know how ...
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It is possible to access a subdirectory of an SD Card without receiving the forbidden 403 message?

How procedure for a sub-directory mapped as a virtual-host using an SDCard formatted for a Mac OS Expanded (Journaling), have permission to correct that it does not receive a Forbidden 304 message. ...
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I have a micro sd card issue [duplicate]

my micro sd card are showing in hcsd wright protected mode and i can only read data .But in normal mode when i insert the card file explorer shows a drive (sdhc) without space level (like 5gb/32gb are ...
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Undeletable Files and Folder

So, I found an old SD Card of mine (2-3 years since last use) and when I open the SD Card, it had this folder containing some undeletable folders and files. At first, I tried reformatting the whole SD ...
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Micro SD card reader will only open SD card in read-only mode (SD card can write via other readers)

I have a Kingston MobileLite SD card reader, which I've used for years. Suddenly it stopped being able to write to SD cards. I verified with another reader that I can in fact write to the cards. ...
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Gain access to my SD card slot on macOS mojave

As said above newer macOS do not grant admin access to the SD card slot, what I would want to do is install WINDOWS 7 on it, But on stem 3.2 I get VERR_ACCESS_DENIED, because of this: MacBook-Pro-di-...
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Permission denied when directly copying from SSHFS to SD

I have a remote hard disk mounted with sshfs on a local mountpoint. Furthermore, I have mounted an SD card to the same computer. When I try to copy from the remote disk to the SD card the permission ...
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Defective SD card or not? CHKDSK contradicts itself in scan report [duplicate]

Scans of a SD card in Windows PC lead to chains of clusters with similar numbers. Does this point to decfective SD card rather than to other possible causes (bad card reader, problems with flashcard ...
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Which SD Card spec satisfies Sata 2?

So I have this old MacBook from 2010 whose internal HDD can be swapped. Because the old HDD died, I bought a cheap 1TB SSD and threw it in there. Not even a brand I know or anything but I really just ...
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Plugged in SD-Card keeps opening windows explorer

When I plug in an SD-Card into my windows pc, it keeps opening the windows explorer with the prompt 'You need to format this drive'. It assigns new drive letters over and over again. There is a Yocto-...
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how do I make my SDcard formatable again?

I've accidentally formatted a SD micro card by overwriting it with zeroes. Now, I cannot do anything with it, can't copy files to it nor files from it. I have tried this: Quick and full format ...
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I have an unmountable SD Card: “Read Capacity(10) failed: Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE”

dmesg tells me that when I plug it in: [ 16:44] sd 6:0:0:4: [sdg] Spinning up disk... [ +1.008912] ..................................................................................................
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How to copy a file system to a smaller device

As I used it to copy a 32 GB SD card (13 GiB used) to a 16 GB SD card, i share with you the process bellow (it was for a raspberry pi) : I have lost some times with /dev/loop0...
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How to fix Current Read-only State: NO? [duplicate]

I can't format my SD memory card because of the error "Windows was unable to complete the format error" and "the format did not complete successfully" within Disk Management. Now I saw "Current Read-...
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SD card reader gets a “Buffer I/O error on dev” several times when inserting a card. Why?

I've just finished my new PC (OpenSuSE Leap 15.1) together with a multi-card reader (Icy Box IB-865) attached to the USB 3.0 header of the mainboard (Gigabyte A320M-H). It reads USB sticks perfectly, ...
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Bought a 256 GB micro SD Card for only $28 on Aliexpress, my tests show its not fake, how can I be completely sure?

I bought a 256 GB SD Card from AliExpress for around $28 and at first assumed it was junk but the reviews seemed to be good. I used f3write and f3read to verify it does contain 256GB, and showed an ...
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micro SD card is not detected anywhere and needs to be formatted

I have a brand new 128GB SanDisk micro SD card that I was trying to setup for modding my switch. After the process of partitioning it and placing it in my switch, the SD card would no longer be ...
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Fix corrupted SD card filesystem using fsck [duplicate]

I'm trying to fix a corrupted sdcard vfat filesystem (used in an Android device) using fsck. The sdcard just stopped working one day (the file browser doesn't show it and it's not visible in Android ...
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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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diskpart stuck while creating a partition [duplicate]

I'm trying to revive my 32GB SanDisk SD card. It's not write/read protected, I can copy files but I'm unable to delete anything or add anything to it. Again, It's not write protected, but I am unable ...
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SD card formatting problems

I'm setting up a Raspberry Pi 4 to run LAKKA (a retro gaming emulation system). I started by copying the image to a 64GB SD card using balenaEtcher, according to some instructions that I found online. ...
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How to read a sd card in failsafe spi mode?

Well I have a 200Gb sandisk microsdxc card with the same behavior in that question. Espescially since it contains an ethereum private key with lot of tokens. But in my case, I can use Linux and send ...
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Recoverable SD Card? [duplicate]

I have an apparently corrupted 128Gb SD Card. I do not care about the data (it was backed-up), but I would like to be able to reformat it and use it. I tried under linux, without much success: root@...
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MicroSD card corrupted [duplicate]

It's a 16GB Samsung. The phone (Samsung S3) told me that the card was corrupted and needed to be reformatted. I thought it's just a file system error, so I plugged the card into a PC and the card ...
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device descriptor failure on an HC micro SD card

I have this memory card that I put in a card reader and tried to access it on my pavillion dell windows 10 home laptop, it keeps giving the error: windows has stopped this device because it has ...
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Is it possible to use over provisioning with an SD card?

I know it's best practice to leave at least 10% of an SSD unallocated, so it can be used for over provisioning, to help extend the lifetime of the drive. SD cards have a much shorter lifetime in ...
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Given an SD card with Linux on it, how do you find out which platform and version it is?

I own a number of different platforms that use SD cards with Linux on them: Raspberry Pi, O-Droid, SabreLite, LS1021A, Panda, LattePanda... I've found three SD cards, and reading them on a Linux PC I ...
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SD card speed drops starting certain chunk size

I'm testing a new SD card, and noticed the write speed dropped significantly from 512K to 1M chunk. I've seen a few tests other people posted on other cards and sometimes see that pattern as well, is ...
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Windows 8.1 applies write protection to all external drives

I bought a bunch of micro SD cards a while back and had only opened a couple of them until recently. Today, I plugged one into my computer that I previously had no problems with, and I couldn't save ...
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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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How to clone an SD card for use with smaller SD cards?

I have an SD card of 16gb that I want to clone and have to send to another individual with a 16gb card. There's a problem however where my brand of card must be slightly larger than his by a few mb ...
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Why my SD card shows “folder is empty” and how to fix?

I recently got an SD card to supplement my laptop's storage capacity. However, after moving some files into there, I see that the folders are "empty": Interestingly, size is still being taken up: ...
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Efficiently selecting a range of digital photos by timestamp

I am copying a number of images from a slow network share that exposes a digital camera's DCF file system. I don't want all the images, just those that fall within a specific time interval. Calling ...
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Recover files from corrupted SD card (RAW file system AND wrong size) [duplicate]

I know this kind of question has been asked lots of times, but none of the answers I found were able to solve my problem, so here I am. I have this micro SD card, originally formatted with an exFAT ...
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SDIO unknowns please assist

How do I know if my laptop has a SDIO interface for the built in SD reader? How do I know if an SD card supports SDIO? Do all high speed SD card support it? Thanks in advance
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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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