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Topic # 12421 16-Mar-2007 11:08
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Stupid problem! I have bought a new 2GB miniSD card. First I put it into my notebook internal card reader and proceeded formating. Then I tried to copy some mp3 to the card using Total Commander. During copying of about 4th file, I received a message that the disk is full, but that was nonsense.

Since that moment, despite several PC restarts, I am unsuccessful in both notebook internal and external card reader detection of this miniSD card. My notebook can not even see it, or it pretends that it is empty or has to be formated (when I try, I get message that there is no card inserted.) Only once it seemed it will be nearly ok, but the system crashed when I tried to found a new directory on the card.

Contrary to that, my PDA works with the card fine, I can access the files, create new directory and even copy files onto the card using Active Sync. But this is a too slowly way.....

Is there something I can do to get around it??? I would welcome any advice.

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Reply # 63927 16-Mar-2007 11:19
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It could be the card... You can try installing the trial of Pocket Mechanic on your Pocket PC and format the card from there, then try using on your laptop. Another option could be that the card reader on the laptop is faulty.

Hard to identify unless you get a second card and it fails to work on the laptop as well...






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  Reply # 63933 16-Mar-2007 11:48
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or your laptop card reader doesn't like 2gb cards....depending on age of reader.





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  Reply # 63955 16-Mar-2007 14:38
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Try inserting it, then right clicking on "My Computer", the to Manage, see if the card shows up there, if so try deleting the partition and then reformatting




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  Reply # 63971 16-Mar-2007 19:03
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I think some notebooks can only read up to 1gb. I have a 2gb sd card and it can only be read by my phone and an external card reader... I've asked around and I found out that it was because my notebook card reader can only recognize 1gb cards :-(

Try buying an external card reader (a Transcend card reader costs about NZ$20 i think). :-)

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