Hardware SD CARD Corrupted

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Hello guys, i tried to transfer some files from pc to switch via hekate sd card option. and when i connected switch with pc i got a messages on my computer " you need to format the disk in drive " i clicked no. and now the switch itself doesnt recognize the sd card, it required format. when i also insert the sd card on my pc it also says that i must format the sd card in order to use it.

my sd card format is exfat, and i have about 200GB content there with cfw atmosphere. does anybody know how to sold this?

Thanks in advance
 
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Hello guys, i tried to transfer some files from pc to switch via hekate sd card option. and when i connected switch with pc i got a messages on my computer " you need to format the disk in drive " i clicked no. and now the switch itself doesnt recognize the sd card, it required format. when i also insert the sd card on my pc it also says that i must format the sd card in order to use it.

my sd card format is exfat, and i have about 200GB content there with cfw atmosphere. does anybody know how to sold this?

Thanks in advance
Try data recovery software such as Recuva or GetDataBack (the latter seems to be able to recover more stuff)
Next time use FAT32 ;)
 
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I have never had any luck recovering any data from a sd card when it gets corrupted by the actions you just mentioned. You can try to recover, but i would expect you will have to reformat and reinstall all your games. As mentioned above ur better off using fat32 instead of exfat. I noticed mine would corrupt every time i took it out of my switch when i had exfat. (Think i either was pulling it out too fast before it properly shut down or it was my teensy mod chip im not sure and got tired of tryin to figure it out fat32 solved this problem)
 

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Hi, If you have facing issue fat32 Sd card. The below steps to format SD card on your PC:

1.Connect your SD card to PC.
2. Double-click My Computer/ This PC to open Windows Explorer.
3. Right-click on your SD card under Devices and drives and select Format. This opens the Format window.
4.Click the File System box. You get the three options - NTFS, FAT32, exFAT. Choose the one that you want to format.
5.Click Start.

Or In case You want restore 3DS files with the help of a photo recovery software such as Recuva or Stellar Photo Recovery as long as your SD card is not physically damaged or overwritten.
 

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