New Micro SD Card Won't Format

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Electric_Wizard, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. Electric_Wizard
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    Electric_Wizard GBAtemp Regular

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    Just got a new 2GB SD card for my misses. The damn thing won't format, just says windows was unable to complete format. I tried using some specific SD card formatter as well. That claims to have completed successfully but windows still says that it needs formatting. Very odd.
     
  2. TLSpartan

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    Formatting in a digital camera sometimes helps
     
  3. hankchill

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    I cannot help you, because you cannot spell Obi Wan. [​IMG]

    But seriously, try on other systems; If you can, try to format on a Mac, a PDA, a camera, etc. If it doesn't work, then you've got a bad card.
     
  4. Electric_Wizard
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    hmmmm. I don't have access to any micro SD compatible stuff other than my pc, an R4 and an AceKard...
     
  5. naes

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    The microSD is probably faulty. Hope you can return it.
     
  6. Flozem

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    Also check whether there is a usb-drive issue due to too fast unplugging of the usb device... I had Vista notify me of a corruption of the file-system on my micro-sd card. I was asked if I wanted to have the file-system corrected, and it worked. Could be a solution for your problem...
     
  7. Tripp

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    Make sure not to have more than one SD reader plugged into a computer at the same time they as they can conflict whith each other.