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Formatting 1g memory card

It wont allow me to format my memory card through my phone so i resorted to using my pc, it wont let me use my pc either?


error msg keeps showin saying i down have sufficient right to perform this operation


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  • reggieb Oct 12, 2007

    is a samsung d900

    and a 1g micro ad card

    sorry thats as gs as it gts im ot a g on pc's lol



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First, please let us know with what are you trying to format the card.
Also the type of card would be useful as well. An SD card for example has a little plastic catch on the left side that sets the card to read only.

When you mention a phone however it could be anything... For nokias for example a card formatted by a PC is often unusable on the phone. I suggest that you try to switch off the phone then before turning on the phone press and hold the abc button and hold it down all the way through the boot up process (when it asks for the pin or gives you the standby menu).

Sony ericsson phone are not normally troubled by this.

As for the error message would you be using Vista ? if this is the case this would be a question of access rights ... are you admin ?

Posted on Oct 11, 2007


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