32gb SD Card shows up as a 2TB card instead

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by manlego, May 16, 2016.

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  2. Davidosky99

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    you bought a fake card test it with h2testw and then use a partiton manager to erase all partitions and create one with the real size
     
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    Congrats! You unlocked the bonus hidden two thousand and sixteen gigabytes that SD card makers didn't want you to know about!
     
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    added to my sig :P
     
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    Just get a new real o ne.
     
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    I refuse to believe!
     
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  8. GothicIII

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    If deleting the partition table does not work for you then others probably are right. You bought a fake card.

    If it is legit though(very unlikely), then somehow the firmware of the flash chip is broken. You would need an industry tool specifically for that sd card model to rewrite that broken part of the sd card to make it work again (Chinese/Russian leak *cough*)
    But seriously it's not worth the trouble.
     
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    judging by your country, brazil, same as me.... fake card are PRETTY COMMON, seriously... every corner you can buy one if you dont pay attention, i have a "64gb" card, it kinda works but i want test it with h2testw, to discovery what the real space


    format with panasonic sd formater and mark the option ADJUST SIZE
     
  10. koffieleut

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    The thing I found strange is that after using sd formatter, the sd card suddenly haves 2 partitions. (Found that out in easeus) bought a 64gb from alixpress, so I could know that the odds are very high on buying a fake one :P