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I have an r4 card for my nintendo ds and when i plugged it into my usb card reader and dragged a back up file on to it the pc froze resulting in me having to pull out the usb stick with my sd card in! now the pc wont recognize my sd card but my r4 card still opens the game/music/picture files is my sd card corrupt? how do i fix this?? will i have to loose all my current data ??? please help!!!

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Hey there Charlie,

I'm afraid it looks like your Micro-SD card itself is corrupt and that you'll have to Format it in order to use it again. Unless you already had a backup of the data on the card, it's quite likely that you will have to lose the current data. :( Sorry about your bad R4 card experience, hope things get better for you in the future.

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