Remove Roms from SD Card

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  1. moominporky
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    Just wondering is there any special way to remove roms from the SD card( i just cut and pasted the files to a deletion folder)..Im using r4 with wood 1.43...

    I removed the game and the sav file in question and the micro sd card corrupted and had to be refomatted...Not that it takes a lot of time to reformat and reload the roms..just wanted some feedback

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  2. MushGuy

    MushGuy GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Get a new card. Yours must be broken.
     
  3. moominporky
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    Its a brand new SD card and like i say i refomatted it and it works fine
     
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    are you safetly removing the SD card rarther than just pulling it out when done?
     
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  5. moominporky
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    iv e taken the card out the same way all times to put roms on..only this once taking a rom off has this happened..Im afraid to take roms off in case this happens again and totally messes the card up
     
  6. jimmyemunoz

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    Are you going to "My Computer" right clicking the Drive Letter of the micro sd card and choosing "eject", if not, that is why corruption happened.
     
  7. moominporky
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    i put the sd card in the tflash usb adapter..then on inserting into to usb on comp.. windows prompts me to open the folder..I then highlighted the rom and sav file and cut and paste it to the folder where i put all stuff to be deleted..
     
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    are we not speaking english jimmy?
     
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    What I just told you to do are the step after you have added or deleted roms/saves/whatever from your micro sd card. Try it right now. Put the micro sd card in the adapter and plug it into the usb drive, go to "My Computer" icon (hint: it's on your desktop homepage) and choose the drive (usually the highest letter). Right click on that icon and go down to where it says "Eject", left click it, and you should see a message at the bottom right corner of your computer screen saying "It is safe to remove hardware." This is how you eject the adapter with the micro sd card inside of it. You don't just pull it out!!
     
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  10. moominporky
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    Ok this time i read it back correctly..I see what you mean now...i was just taking it out after putting roms on as well .Ill try it at the weekend when i have my kids here as im a part time parent..

    Thanks

    No excuse but english is my second language ;)
     
  11. jimmyemunoz

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    OK. Just remember to do it each time (safely eject), or you will end up with corruption issues.
     
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  12. moominporky
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    Had a corruption again on removing a rom from the microsd card ...been ejecting...son wanted a game taken off..did it as normal and the whole sd card corrupted again( a diff micro card)..had to re format and reload all the games and firmware from start
     
  13. Foxi4

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    Your SD sounds iffy. Make backups as often as you can and perhaps use a different SD reader if the problem persists on different cards.
     
  14. moominporky
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    i bought a new card reader just today..ill try it next time and see..thanks