SD Card Problem

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  1. ShadowFyre
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    32GB Canon SD card supposed to have...Y'know, 32GB. Its showing 29.6MB instead. Help?
     
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    http://filetrip.net/nds-downloads/utilities/download-panasonic-sd-formatter-31-windows-f27344.html

    Run this on it, it should be able to format it to the correct size.
     
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    What settings do I use? I've been messing with it but nothing's happening, unfortunately.
     
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    Use the "format size adjustment" option.

    Also where did you get it? You didn't get the card from some chinese ebay seller, did you?
     
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    I did the format size adjustment option on all the settings and no luck. I'm...Fairly sure its not bootlegged? I just found it when rummaging through some stuff in our cabinets.
     
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    I think they are always smaller than they say. My 1 TB external hard drive only has 900 some GB on it.
     
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    Well the OP said it's supposed to be 32GB but is less than 30MB, so unless that was a typo something's wrong with it.
     
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    I'm pretty sure it was a typo.
    Windows reads memory capacity in bytes and not bits like intended by the HDD manufacturers (Did I get that right?) which then causes mark downs such as 1TB to 900GB. If I'm not mistaken, this doesn't happen with Mac/Linux (Again, I may be wrong).

    If it wasn't a typo then you're missing 31.971GB =/
     
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    It's possible that the flash partition (or actual flash cells) has collapsed/died, hense showing only a few MB as the drive capacity. Then again, in every case I've seen where this happened, it always said exactly 2MB.
     
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    It was definitely not a typo. http://imgur.com/IXl0N
     
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    Run diskmgmt.msc in the start menu, screenshot the window (after resizing so all the entries in both panels can be seen).
     
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    OH MY GOD I AM SO STUPID ITS A 32MB SD CARD.
     
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    And with that, the thread is over.
     
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    So, I was right then? A typo?
     
  18. Rydian

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    The OP misread the card itself.

    So... an inverted typo?