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HTC G1 - Can't transfer from computer to micro SDHC card

Could not transfer anything to the micro SD card, 1GB, that came with my G1. I keep getting " I/O device error ". Made a back up folder on my pc and tried to format the card. My computer says it cannot complete the formatting. I search a few forums and came to the conclusion that it may be a bad card. So I bought the SanDisk 8GB, SDHC. The phone reads it no problem. I mounted it to my pc no problem. But when I try to copy my back up files to it or even create a new file folder guess what....same problem. Cannot create or replace, " I/O device error ". Don't know what to do.....please help!

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  • SunshineQ Feb 23, 2009

    Yes, I mounted it and the drive shows up. I just can't put anything into it.

  • jaydin5 Mar 09, 2009

    i have the same problem...i cant transfer files from my computer to my works perfect when i take the memory card out and put it on an memory card reader but its a hassle talking and putting the memory card in and out...does anyone know a solution

  • bongo51 Mar 20, 2009

    yeah i gota kingston 8gb sdhc card and when i try to open the files with the computer to put stuff on there it says I/o device error

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2009

    the same here....can anyone please help or at least tell me where I can go to get help?

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2009

    Can't transfer from computer to micro SDHC card

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    I can see it in my computer and it is definitly mounted, too. Argghhh this is very annoying!!

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    i always get an i/o device error and its super annoying =/

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    i am having the same problem, its horribly annoying. im assuming i need a 2.0 usb writer thingamajig in order to make it happen. Can anyone help?? or try looking up the writer and tell me what you think

  • Anonymous May 07, 2009

    i have the same problem.
    I think it's not about the memory, because i can take photos and they are saved to the memory card. But when i copy something ... it works but for 2 seconds ... and then dies. Just the black screen.


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Just copy all the data from the microsd to a folder on the computer then format the microsd using the computer and put everything back on the microsd when done.. i found this necessary when attempting to put snes roms on the microsd to be run with snesoid after the most recent g1 update.

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Did you make sure to "mount" the device to your PC so it would see it as a drvie?

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