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WIndows is saying it cant format my microsSD memory card

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  • arinchko Oct 02, 2010

    I did that and thats when i got the little box that popped up and said windows was unable to format and then X it out and get another box that says this....
    We understand that your problem is:
    Well I have a brand new micro SD and it needs to be formatte...but when i do it...a little box pops up after its done and says windows was unable to complete the format. What does that mean? then when i X the box out this pops up...Windows cant format F check to see that the disk and drive are connected properly, make sure that the disk is not read only, and then try again. for more information search help for read only files and how to change them. I have no idea what its talking about..

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  • Navigate back to "My Computer." Right-click on the SD card drive and select the '"format" option.
  • Leave the "capacity" option at what it is. Under the "file system" menu, select the file system that you wish to use with the MicroSD card (FAT or FAT32). Leave "allocation unit size" alone, and rename the card's name to anything you desire in the next menu. Do not select the "quick format" option, as this will not fully clear the MicroSD card. Once you have filled out all these options, select the "start" button at the bottom of the window. Wait for the formatting process to complete.
  • Now copy back any of the files that you copied to your hard drive, and your card is now clear and ready for new devices.



  • Posted on Oct 01, 2010

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      Doctor PC Oct 03, 2010

      Ok We will need a 3d part application like MiniTool Partition Recovery that you can dload her ->http://www.minitool-partitionrecovery.co... and try it.I svery nice interface and poweful! Post back please!

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