my 3ds sd card tells me i need to format it on my pc but works fine in my 3ds

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  1. Peter6828
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    how do i fix this
     
  2. Itzumi

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    You may have corruption.
    Backup saves and what you can off of it, then reformat it.
     
  3. Hayato213

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    It doesn't ask you to check the card, instead of asking you to format before it can be used?
     
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    happened to me, i just winged it and didnt format it. it worked fine. but to be on the safe side i recommend backing it up to an img file or something then formatting it
     
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  5. Itzumi

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    I actually have a zero byte folder resulting from a jksm crash while backing up saves. No other further problems resulted nor does Windows have any issue with it.
     
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  6. Peter6828
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    i have 28 gb worth of games on it but the sd card works fine in my 3ds
     
  7. Itzumi

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    Yeah, but you should still see if windows can access the sd first
     
  8. Hayato213

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    Copy everything off to a computer , then format the card if it consistent with asking you to format, card might be dying.
     
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  9. JellyPerson

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    i would suggest ripping the sd card to a .img using win32diskimager
     
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