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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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In oracle VM VirtualBox at version 7.0.14 unable to see sd card in usb devices

I am trying to remove write protection of sd card by manjaro So I did this on VM but the problem comes when I can't see my sd card in the vm but I can see it in host window. And I have mounted sd card ...
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SD Card transfer abysmally slow on older laptop with Windows 11

I have a SD card: SAMSUNG Evo Plus microSDXC 512GB I also have a laptop: Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7577 with Windows 11 Pro I also have a phone: Asus Zenfone 8 Flip And, of course, I have a problem: ...
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Is the 100K write life cycle the barometer for SD card's wear and tear?

It has been said that continuous writing on an SD card can cause wear and tear on the memory cells, which can eventually lead to the failure of the card. One of the answer to my question here How to ...
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How to achieve SD card's life service to 10 years or more? [closed]

I have read from this link https://www.sdcard.org/consumers/faq/#servicelife about SD card's service life that with normal usage it can reached to 10 years or more? Wow, this is truly amazing! I know ...
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SD Memory Card (SDXC) is not possible format after error in writing files [duplicate]

I bought a few days ago new SD Memory Card 512 GB MicroSDXC 512GB EVO Plus which was formatted in ExFAT and today I transferred some video files into SD card but during the process of writing files ...
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Robocopy from corrupted SD Card hangs on some files despite /R:0 /W:0. Manually adding each to /XF list and reruning is too slow. How can I automate?

I'm trying to recover thousands of photos and videos from a corrupted SD Card. I've tried to recover the SD Card with chkdsk /F /R /X . Here is the relevant output: "Corruption was found while ...
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sd card not showing as mmcblk but as sdX

I have a question, I am using manjaro Linux and installed yay and sdtool , to remove the temp write protect from my SD card , but the SD card isnt shown as mmcblk like that but it's showing sda or sdb ...
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Cannot access the SD card after formating on camera

I have a 64GB SD card and a Pentax K7 camera. At some point my camera stopped reading the card, and I formatted in camera's settings. Now, I can take pictures and read them on my camera, but my PC ...
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128GB SD card worked on Raspberry Pi, but shows 2MB Size everywhere else

The SD card I was using for my Raspberry Pi shows up as 2MB size both on my Fedora Laptop and on my Windows PC (using the same USB SD card reader, my only one). So you might think, the card is ...
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What is the mechanism behind SD card's write-protection under MS Windows and how to deactivate it? [duplicate]

I have an SD card which I use in Canon EOS 700D camera. I cannot delete the files! I checked the basic things I know the operating system is using for this purpose: The physical lock on the side of ...
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Why do modern SCSI to SD adapters insist in being designed to a max. speed of 10 MB/sec.? [closed]

I just found out about BLUESCsi and wow, I didn't know it. I was familiar with SCSI2SD, which has now reached version 6. However, I always find myself surprised and a little disappointed by these ...
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Files written into SD card disappear after dismount [duplicate]

I have copied a music folder into a SanDisk 16 Gb card from a Win10 computer. The folder has been well copied, and I can play the files inside the folder. I dismount the SD card (Windows "eject&...
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Duckiebot Flashing Micro SD Card Issue

I am trying to flash my duckiebot using Ubuntu from the directions in their manual however when I go to choose where I want to flash it (the Micro SD Card) it will not show up and only gives me a list ...
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I'm getting the "mmc0: card never left busy state" for an SD card that Windows happily recognises and formats. What can I do to make it work on Linux?

I went and bought a steam deck, and decided to get an SD card for it - a Hunyeiz thing from a Kodak shop. After a messy time accidentally formatting it poorly, hastily typing console commands given to ...
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windows cannot acess the specified device path or specified file (CD drive, sdxc card) Windows 10

attempting to run any exe file results in the error "windows cannot acess the specified device path or specified file or you may not have appropriate permissions) things i have tried to resolve ...
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SD Card - Corrupted Files

Most of my files of various types on my SD card got corrupted, and other files with weird names appeared. So what should I do? Is it safe to delete these files?
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Booting VMWare vSphere from locked SD card

I know that VMWare vSphere can be booted from SD card and run entirely from memory. It doesn't save logs locally in that case. It's slow to boot, but there's nothing to read or write after boot so ...
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Is rsync idempotent?

To my understanding one advantage of rsync over cp is that it doesn't actually transfer any data if it's already there. I'm currently trying to restore a backup to my raspi's micro SD (after apt ...
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Getting strange error (unicodedecodeerror) installing any version of VMware esxi on dell r720 server

m having an issue installing ESXi on the SD card on a dell r720. The installer starts and prompts a quick CPU related error but progresses to the the install phase: The install phase gets stuck at ...
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Continuously writing multiple files: sequential write or random write I/O?

I am trying to choose an SD card to get the best I/O performance for an application which basically does this: Writes a 4K 30FPS video stream Writes a VGA video stream Writes multiple log files of ...
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Convert .data file from Merkury Innovations (Geeni) camera's SD card into a playable format

So my parents bought a cheap security cam, Merkury Innovations 720p to put up around the house. They had some issues and now need to get all the footage from the last 3 days (which is fine because it ...
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filesystem on Linux for SD card for Dropbox sync

I have a super small drive on my ultraportable lenovo 100s. I want to sync several gb of stuff from my dropbox onto it, so I have equipped it with a western digital purple sd card. I plan to use that ...
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SD Card Reader going to sleep

My SD card reader on my new 12th gen Intel HP laptop goes to sleep after 12 or so seconds. Any action on it after that (that isn't cached) takes 3 seconds. My wife's computer has the same issue but ...
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Resurrect a dead sd card [duplicate]

Looks like one of my SD Card is dead, however, I am struggling to resurrect it somehow. First, there were some problems with car video recorder complaining that it can't write video to the card and ...
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Corrupt SD card showing as unallocated space on disk management [duplicate]

My SD card showing corrupt on my android phone. I then through SD card reader attach it to pc. When open it in disk management it showing as unallocated space and not accessible at all. Disk ...
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Why is my SD card having errors every day?

Problem I have a Minecraft Server on my MicroSD Card, which I connect to my computer using a MicroSD Card to SD Card adapter. Every day, when I try to write something to the server properties file ...
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Unique identifier (UUID) for a micro SD card that stays the same even after writing a new ISO image on it

I'd like to organize my many micro SD cards in a Excel table, to know what is on which micro SD card. It's very difficult to stick a physical label on it (too small, and they always go away after a ...
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Pendrive or SD card partition at specific place [closed]

Usually Windows places first partition at 2048 sector. However I encountered different other places for which I need to ask you: Why manufacturers usually place partition in different places? (...
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Very slow transfer speeds from and to SD cards on my high end PC

A friend just came over and wanted me to copy a video I made on my Smart Phone Camera to his SD card. So I popped his SD card into this Anker USB hub and connected it via USB C port to my computer, ...
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Linux filesystem cache and deleting lots of files

I sometimes have a need to delete large directory tree with lots small files from an SD card. Fastest way seems to copy the whole SD card to local disk with DD, mount it via loopback, do operations ...
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How can I find all the files that my GoPro contains?

I connected my GoPro Hero 10 via USB to my Win10 laptop. There is a 512 GB SD card (~= 477 GiB) in the GoPro Hero 10. Windows Explorer shows that out of the 477 GiB, only 10.6 GiB are free (i.e, 477-...
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Sd card was partitioned. Need it as 1

I have 64gb sd card. I put an ubuntu os on it. It failed to install. Went to format and overwrite to find it was partitioned. I tried diskmgmt. Tried right clicking on individual drives to delete them....
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Is it possible to boot a Linux OS from an SD card from Ubuntu?

For space reasons, I have a Batocera installation on an SD Card. Unfortunately, my laptop BIOS doesn't support booting from an SD card. The only drives it will boot from are USB, SSD and HDD. Is there ...
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My 64gig SD card thinks its 32gig

so I cloned my 32-gig emmc into my 64-gig SD card with the "dd" command. The only problem is that it thinks it has 32 gigs of total storage... Does anyone know how to "convince" (...
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How to access a read protected SD card? [duplicate]

EDIT: please note unlike this question Fix SD card that cannot be formatted I for 1 have READ protection, not WRITE protection also, I dont want to format the card, i want to retrieve data from it. My ...
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How do I mount an f2fs partitioned SD card on Windows?

Similar to this question, I tried mounting my SD card using wsl. First I installed wsl: wsl --install This installed ubuntu, and after a restart I ran wsl and executed the following: sudo apt update ...
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How to disable the popup "You need to format the disk in drive..." in Windows 10?

Creating OS images for a device, every time I plug the SD card, it triggers this pop-up for each of the unknown partitions. After flashing the SD, it triggers those 10-12 pop-ups again. And this, ...
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How to recover files from a healthy microSD card that is accessible only from an unrooted Android smartphone?

I accidentally deleted important documents (about 100 PDFs) that weren't backed up yet from a 64 GB microSD card, which is used as the primary storage in my unrooted Android 9.0 smartphone. The ...
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Boot Linux Mint from SD-Card

The problem: I want a "moveable" Linux Mint image on a SD-Card. The SD-Card should have the linux installed and it should act as the storage of the system. I want to plug it in any PC and ...
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Create multiple sd card partitions with MS-DOS format under MacOS

I want to have 3 partitions on my sd card. The Disk Utility does not give me this option when I select MS-DOS (FAT32) als format. The +/- buttons are greyed out. Only when I select APFS or MacOS ...
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sd card - cannot mount / format / partition

I have two sd cards of the same type: SanDisk Ultra UHS-I A1 32GB One is brand new the other is already used. Both cards show the same symptoms on my ArchLinux laptop (MacBook Pro 2013, system is up ...
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micro SD card reader overheating

I recently purchased this: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4001164055136.html, a tiny USB C micro SD card reader. When I was moving gigabytes worth of data, tby the end of it, this reader was heating ...
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how to compress entire debian distro into an iso backup to flash raspberry pi sd card later?

i specifically want to do this as i used berryboot to install a version of raspbian without a gui as i was going to be using it without a monitor for nonstop daily use. the problem for me is that ...
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SD-Card not working but is...?

I have a SD card that I removed from a system (Pioneer AVH-70 multitouch car radio that works on GNU software, for Citroen C1 / Toyota Aygo 2015, if I'm not mistaken) and that system is relying on ...
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Recover/Carve FAT32 file system metadata (file names etc.) without partition table

I have a broken SD card, of which I've taken an image. The image is fairly complete, >99% according to ddrescue, and conventional data recovery tools seem to be able to find most files. However, I'...
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Use fsck to fix a corrupted exfat SD card that doesn't work on Android 12 anymore

After my Android phone crashed it brings an Issue with SD card and asks me to reformat it in order to use it again. Luckily, on my Linux computer (Manjaro) the SD card is recognised and read without ...
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How to repair corrupt data (images) and make it readable?

I corrupted my data by taking out the SD card (which was used as internal storage) multiple times without running: Eject/Unmount Since using the SD card as internal storage was encrypted the card to ...
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Windows sd card setup for dual partitions

I need to setup a micro SD card in a particular way, but I'm unsure how to do it from Windows (unable to use any Linux machine in my current setup). There needs to be 2 partitions: One is a standard ...
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How to hide a partition on an MBR-formatted SD card?

I have an SD card with MBR, and want one of the partitions to be hidden. I have tried setting partition types to 0x1B and 0x1C, but Windows 10 seems to ignore the "hidden" flag. Is there ...
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Expose SD card as SD card through USB adapter

How can I get an SD card which is being interfaced with using a USB adapter to appear as an SD card to a computer? This would entail being able to get data about the SD card, such as its CID or CSD, ...
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