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Topic # 112338 5-Dec-2012 14:27 Send private message

Background: I have a Samsung Focus, i917, Windows Phone, that is faulty, and I'll *hopefully* get a refund from DX.  When I purchased it, I also got a class 6 32Gb micro-SD card - giving the phone a really nice 40Gb memory all up. 

In preparation of returning the phone to DX for inspection, I've reset the phone, and then removed the memory card.

I now have a useless 32Gb micro-SD card.  My camera won't format it (card is locked), and Windows won't even see it.  (I've found out now what the 'S' in SD means now! - MS use the SD-card security feature to lock the card (as well as proprietory formatting it)).

I've discovered that (only?) a Nokia N8 can format the card and make it useable again...

http://www.intomobile.com/2010/11/16/windows-phone-microsd/


If you're in Otautahi (ChCh) and have a Nokia N8, I'd love to hear from you.

Cheers,  Duncan.

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  Reply # 727459 5-Dec-2012 15:05 Send private message

If you don't find anyone PM me. I'm in Wellington but should have an N8 somewhere that doesn't have any use to me.

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