How come my SD card will only fill up half way?

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  1. Richter Belmont
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    Im using a supercard lite which i used to play my GBA games on. For some reason after i use the Supercard patcher and patch all my games and what not, they files will only fill up half of my SD card. After that i get an error message telling me im out of disk space on the sd card. Its a 1 gig and i would like to be able to utilize the other 500mb. Thanks for any help.
     
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    Member imgod22222 GBAtemp's Original No-faced Member

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    Does Windows or the patching software throw this error at you?
     
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    Most likely you have a counterfeit SD card. It claims to hold 1GB, but in reality it's only a 512MB card. Did you get it from ebay, or a china/hongkong-based store by any chance?
     
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    Nope, the card is capabel of holding 1g worth of stuff just not 1g with of Supercard stuff.
     
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    Try reformatting your card to FAT16, 64KB clusters.

    EDIT: Numerical mistake
     
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    You say you can't put supercard stuff on it?
    Did you try to patch games to your harddrive and manually transfer them to your SD card? It might work, if I understand your problem right.
     
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    Sorry i know im bad at explaining this, i can put 1 gig worth of everything but only 500 megs worth of supercard stuff. For some reason as soon as a start putting patched supercard files on the sd card i start to run into problems.
     
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    Format the card and then try again, there could be hidden files on it that are causing problems.
     
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    I've formatted several times but no luck. It seems to let me fill it up with 400megs of gba files then thats it i can't put anymore gba games on. However i can still use the other 500megs to put stuff like movies, music, or anything else but supercard patched gba files. Is there something about supercard files i don't know about?
     
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    I got the answer from another post it turns out i just had to put the files in different folders for some reason, something with the FAT file system. Well problem solved thanks for everyone who tried to help.
     

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