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Can't read from the sony mem card.

I have a 2gb high speed memory card that I've been using for a little over a year with my phone. Recently I noticed I can't take anymore pictures with my phone camera because they were getting corrupted, so I took the mem card out of the phone and put it in my sony laptop that has a memry card reader. I was able to access all the files, so I copied them over to my pc and then put the stick back in the phone and that fixed the issue. However, when I tried to put my music back into the card using the laptop, I noticed the phone doesn't recognize it anymore. Now when I even put the stick in the laptop, it just gives me a pop up saying that I should format it, but the format fails. I've tried FAT, FAT32, and NTFS using quick and normal format. Is there anyway to fix this? and anyone knows if sony has any kind of warranty for these guys or what??

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  • greenbug248 Oct 08, 2008

    You have to put music in the exact folder that is automatically created by your phone. The same thing for video or image and other type of files (if any). For instance, if you deleted all in your laptop you can't just copy image files on card and then put it in your phone. You should make atleast one photo with a phone,allowing it to create image folder (with that picture) and then put inside that folder other pics from your laptop..

  • ast854 Oct 09, 2008

    right now I can't even use the card to create folders or anything. I cant access it with my phone or my laptop.



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  • Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from or
  • 2 Open up 'My Computer'. You should see it under the list of available drives.
  • 3 Check its contents first to make sure that you have the right drive.
  • 4 In 'My Computer', right-click on the drive and choose 'Format'.
  • 5 Leave all the options as they are and click on 'Start'. This is a non-reversible process so make sure this is what you truly wanted to do in the first place.
  • 6 Once the process is completed, take the memory card out and insert it into your Digital Camera or any other device. Try to browse to it to make sure it works fine now.
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