unable to format micro sd

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  1. Ludvigsson
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    Just bought a brand new micro SD and now win xp wont let me format it. it just says : "The disk in drive H cannot be formatted". I´m using the SD-adapter that came with the card. Dont have a cardreader, could this affect it?


    Thankful for any help!

    Markus
     
  2. shaunj66

    shaunj66 Administrator

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    Did you check to make sure the write protect switch on the adapter isn't set to 'On'? [​IMG]
     
  3. Ludvigsson
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    I´m guessing by that you mean the thing mentioned as "lock"? In that case I´ve made sure its not on "lock", although I have tried both of it.

    edit: I´ve checked it again, its definately not write-protected
     
  4. Tanas

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    Could be your card reader, or your card could be bad...
     
  5. neojei

    neojei GBAtemp Regular

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    Small change Windows is being stupid, and something is corrupted in the registry, lol, it's happened to me once where I just reformated the comp, and it worked, but it was for a floppy disc when I did this. I'd say its your card maybe. Try formating it on a differenct computer.
     
  6. Ludvigsson
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    That cardreader was built-in on my laptop, maybe that caused the problems. Anyway I know used my other computer and connected the micro-sd through my PDA, and it worked. Not the best way but what do you do [​IMG]
     
  7. tama_mog

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    It really depends on how finicky the card reader is. I know the SD card reader on my dell laptop don't like certain cheapie SD cards but it always works with the more typical stuff like sandisk.