1. JakieRAGE

    OP JakieRAGE Newbie
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    Ok so recently my switch has been losing its mind

    It's not anything software-wise I, can run all my mods perfectly fine

    It's the Sd card. The Sd card randomly ejects mid-gameplay hell even a few seconds after startup and I can't seem to understand why. At first, I thought it was a formatting issue but then I re-formatted to Fat32 and it still didn't work. Then I thought it was the sd card slot being extremely sensitive to any movement but I don't have any tools to verify that. Idk it just happened out of nowhere one day and has continued to get worse every day since. I'm now forced to not use an Sd-Card at all and just play the games on the switch's piss poor 32 GB storage

    Idk man it seems like my Sd card just reached the end of its lifespan, I don't have 2 of them so I usually format the card and then put all the shit I need onto the card for when I want to play either my switch or my 3ds since both are modded

    Maybe that's the issue. Maybe constantly formatting it and transferring large amounts of stuff back and forth on it made it crap itself.

    I'm really lost here and I don't wanna buy another one (Yet) since I don't know if it's a hardware issue or an Sd card issue. If it's a hardware issue then I'm fucked. A 2017 switch that can't use Sd Cards is useless

    Help
     
  2. Hayato213

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    Have you tested the card with H2testw to see if the card is fake?
     
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    I've been using this card since March and only now has it started acting all fucky
     
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    If you eject and reinsert the sd card a lot then your sd card adapter might be dying, if it is not the sd card.
     
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    comput3rus3r GBAtemp Psycho!
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    maybe you have the same issue I had. Check this thread I posted. there's a link to a video showing the problem.
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/how-to-fix-sx-os-boot-dat-error.510109/
     
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    Looked up the prices for those and they seem reasonable. I don't have modding tools though so I might take it to best buy tomorrow and see if they can fix that. Thanks for telling me specifically where the problem would be or else i would've never guessed
     
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    If you have the proper tool to take it apart then do it yourself, you want to see if all the contact points are touching for a solid connection between the motherboard and the SD card daughterboard.

    https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_fr...esc=0&_osacat=0&_odkw=switch+sd+daughterboard

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07HG3P9CM/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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    The good news is that the sd slot is a modular piece. All you need is the right screwdriver set to open the outer case of the Switch, and the slot is right there.
     
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  10. annson24

    annson24 The Patient One
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    The micro sd port is the easiest part of the console to replace, and it's dirt cheap as well. I got one for about $2 only. Although I haven't used it yet as I only bought it just in case my slot meet the same fate as yours. Good luck with the reolacement, I'm sure it's nothing serious.

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