Write Protected SD card

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Oct 29, 2007

Write Protected SD card by kingdee at 11:33 AM (3,778 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. kingdee
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    Newcomer kingdee Member

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    My micro sd is write protected, when i try to change anything on pc I get an error saying

    I don't know why this is happening i have my r4 and sd card about 8months and I have never had this problem.
    The card is only half full and the lock switch on the side is not turned on.

    I can't even format it because of the protection

    I am running Vista Ultimate if that makes a difference.

    Can anybody help?
     
  2. rhyguy

    Member rhyguy GBAtemp Maniac

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    if your using the sd adapter, check if the write protection switch on the side is turned on
     
  3. kingdee
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    Newcomer kingdee Member

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    I just tested the adapter with a different micro sd card and it is working fine so it must be my micro sd that is write protected.
    But there is no switch on that so i don't know how it would have become write protected.
     
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    you should try to first dismantle your usb thing out and then pull it out i just restarted my pc and it worked
     
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    Use the USB adapter, my SD adapters were total shit and never worked.
     
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    How i was connecting was with a micro to sd card adapter plugged into a sd to usb adapter. My card did not work that way but an identical card did.
    I have switched since and just used the micro to sd card adapter and it works with that.

    Very strange.
     
  7. kingdee
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    How i was connecting was with a micro to sd card adapter plugged into a sd to usb adapter. My card did not work that way but an identical card did.
    I have switched since and just used the micro to sd card adapter and it works with that.

    Very strange.
     
  8. azotyp

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    Maybe formatting card in some camera would help (i read that sometimes it fixes problems with memory cards).
     

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