Dammit, I think my SD card is shot. D:

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Jul 27, 2008
  1. War
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    Member War Take it easy~

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    I really can't imagine how it happened... I was playing Pokemon, and I plugged in my SD card to the computer to edit something in Pokesav. I did it, and everything was fine, but I noticed I misspelled the name of a Pokemon, so I turned off the game, plugged in the SD card, fixed the problem, and then put it in the R4DS. That's when my problems started happening. The R4DS was stuck on the "Loading..." screen! I tried taking out the SD card and putting it in several times and nothing happened... Tried removing the R4 and blowing some air into the DS slot, and still... and finally, I tried a different SD card, and it worked just fine. :/ So I'm guessing that my SD card is done for? I try plugging it in to the computer, but it doesn't even read it... which really sucks, because this was my good SD card.... all my good ROMS that I played daily and save files where in there... Can someone help me out please?
     
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    Try replacing the kernel cuz one time i did something and my r4 menu wouldnt show up so i just replaced the files and it worked again
     
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    happened to me too your sd card contact is scratched to the point it cant read anymore

    i learned from this and started making backups whenever i but my micro sd card in the comp

    @ shadow
    she cant open them
     
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    Damn, the same thing happened to my friend's MicroSD too, even up to the point where it wasn't even recognised by any device (We tested it on my computer, cellphone, camera, Wii, and nothing).

    IMO, I think it's like Asuri said, the Micro SD must probably have a really bad scratch, which proved fatal for any future readings of it. T_T Sorry to hear that happened to your memory card, must suck. ._.

    Here's hoping you get a new one soon enough though, or by some miracle this one starts to work again. [​IMG]
     
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    Man...this really sucks... I don't even remember half the games that were in there! ;-; I wanna cry D: I noticed something though... even though the computer does not read it, when I put the SD card into the MicroSD card reader, the reader lights up when plugged in to the computer as if it recognized that there is a card in there... could this be of any use?
     
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    I Dont think so.
    I think it only lights up because it detects something is in the slot, but it just cant read it
     
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    Where did you get the SD? The sd i got with my R4 was shot after 4 days.
     
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    That happend to me, just blow the inside.
     
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    Already tried several times, didn't do it for me.
     
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    happened to me a while ago. very sad [​IMG]. and now i have a backup SD with all of the files as my new SD to be safe. [​IMG]
     
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    It happen to me recently. The constant taking out of the microSD from the R4 to the card reader must tire the contacts. Had to get a replacement.
     
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    Try a different computer maby??

    or try a different USB slot or different card reader if you have access to another [​IMG]

    Finally as a last resort to get the card back to life ...but means loosing all data on it ..


    Format it in a MOBILE PHONE or DIGITAL CAMERA (use an micro sd adapter if you have to) a phone or camera does not look at the card like PC would so should format it fine [​IMG]

    once formatted try it in the computer again [​IMG]
     

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