Did I kill My SD card?

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Nov 4, 2008

Did I kill My SD card? by Japhle at 11:24 PM (1,593 Views / 0 Likes) 10 replies

  1. Japhle
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    Basically, I have a sandisk 4GB class 2, and The problem is that any changes made to the data is reversed as soon as I reset my DS or unplug and replug it into my computer, I can still play games and stuff. I can't format it due to an error of a folder which only has a corrupted pokemon emerald save, and if I try to delete every thing I can't delete said folder and everything resets afterward. Would formatting with a cell phone help at all? Or should I try to get a new card or something.

    Please advise.
     
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    i would say stomp on it a few times then try it a gain =)... no, seriously...

    if it says you cant delete something... it usually means your sd card is on lock.
     
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    ummm..... well id say...sell it on ebay [​IMG], na dont, just try to format it again and i wouldent recomend putting it into phone since you might f*&k up your phone
     
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    Even if there is a file that is corrupt, you still should be able to format it. if you haven't already, try doing a full format.
    or you can use error checking to try to fix the corrupt file
     
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    if u cannot format it in your pc it would normally be like someone has said you have it on lock meaning you cannot add or remove data from the card however if u can delete other files i would suggest formatting using command prompt in windows

    you can open command prompt by going on run/search bar if its vista typing cmd and pressing enter then use this command

    format x: /q

    just change x: to the driver letter that shows up when you plug your card in.
     
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    It is not on lock which is told in my OP by me stating that i can delete everything off the card manually except for on directory. But the problem is is that any changes made are reversed by the card and back to the original state.

    Edit: I'm sorry and I am stupid, Meaning I think that it probably is locked, The only thing is that I don't know how to change it, Assuming you mean that the Data is locked and it's not a physical lock.
     
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    SD Cards/Adapters have a physical lock:


    [​IMG]


    but they stop you from writing/deleting anything, so thats not your problem.
     
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    Why not? You can get an 8GB Kingston card from newegg.com for $19 + shipping.
     
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    try running in command prompt: CODEchkdsk x:\ -f x is the drive letter
     
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    just format it....
     

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