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SD card wont work...Says to format?
« on: December 12, 2010, 08:59:41 AM »
I have here a Impact 1GB SD card and when I plug it into my computer it says you need to format before use.

But IT wont format it just sits there.


So im wondering if SD cards can die.

It worked fine before but seems not to...no matter what format software I use




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Re: SD card wont work...Says to format?
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2010, 09:19:57 AM »
I have a flash drive that died, it did the same thing. Now if I plug it in it asks to format,  and if I say yes, it simply says "there is no disk in drive H:" heh.

But... that was after a good 5+ years of use. They can die, though. Flash Drives and Flash Cards use the same memory technology.
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Re: SD card wont work...Says to format?
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2010, 06:49:21 PM »
Write protect?
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Re: SD card wont work...Says to format?
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2010, 05:15:16 AM »
I have a flash drive that died, it did the same thing. Now if I plug it in it asks to format,  and if I say yes, it simply says "there is no disk in drive H:" heh.

But... that was after a good 5+ years of use. They can die, though. Flash Drives and Flash Cards use the same memory technology.

Thanks BC

No it is not copy protected. I mean its not on.

So idk Time for a new SD card




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Re: SD card wont work...Says to format?
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2010, 11:23:45 AM »
You could try HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool - v2.1.8
Not sure if it's any different from the Windows format tool.

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Re: SD card wont work...Says to format?
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2010, 02:03:10 PM »
You could try HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool - v2.1.8
Not sure if it's any different from the Windows format tool.

Thanks but it dont work either




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