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brettt777

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I have a 64GB micro SD card that I had in my Samsung tablet for a while. It usually had some movies, pictures and music files on it. Once in a while I would pull it out and put newer files on it and it always worked. Recently I pulled it out to put a couple new movies on it and all of a sudden I couldn't do anything to the SD card. It wouldn't let me format the card and if I deleted some files in Explorer, when I opened it back up, the files were still there. The files do not appear to be corrupted; I can copy them to another drive and play them or view them. But I cannot delete them, I can't format the card and when I put it back in the tablet, it says the disk is corrupted. The tablet won't format the card either. I even tried using the DISKPART app in windows 10 to delete the partition. It says it is deleted but when I list the partitions, it is still there. I have tried this on my desktop using the micro SD card adaptor and a USB drive adaptor. Same thing with either one so I know it's not because I have the card locked. What can I do to this card to get it working again? These things aren't cheap to replace.


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terry1966

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i'd run chkdsk command on it and see if that fixes things so it can be used again.

 

instructions in this topic :- http://forums.androi...ed-sd-card.html

 

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Here also comes a topic that tells why a USB drive/SD card can not be formatted. It also gives solutions to format with Disk Management or with Diskpart, as well as with free partition manager software. :yeah:

http://www.disk-part...ormat-4348.html


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