Read only MicroSD

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by Abelmisi, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Abelmisi
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    So I popped in my MicroSD to update to the latest AKAIO and I can't seem to be able to add or remove any files. What do I do? I can't reformat or anything.
     
  2. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    Are you using a MicroSD/HC -> SD adapter?
    If so, many of the adapters have a lock on the side.
     
  3. Abelmisi
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    I'm not using an adapter, just the usb reader that came with the AK2i.
     
  4. Abelmisi
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    And I can still delete stuff on the DS... wtf's up with that? Only the computer sees it as read only?
     
  5. Recorderdude

    Recorderdude Musician, Animator, Buffoon.

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    The same thing happens when I put any SD card into my PC's SD Slot. I have to use an old USB Multi-card reader to remove files from it.

    No idea why.
     
  6. alo123

    alo123 GBAtemp Regular

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    The usb reader is most likely the problem those are not really good try a different reader
     
  7. Abelmisi
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    It really was the reader, tried the one that came with R4 just now and everything's fine. Thanks guys. I can't believe I got so worked up over this POS.
     
  8. pikachu945

    pikachu945 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I got some crappy USB readers in the past too I snapped them and through them in the garbage
     
  9. tehnoobshow

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    Probably a shitty USB reader........possibly could be a faulty micro SD although I doubt it.
     
  10. Abelmisi
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