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13th February 2013, 10:59 PM   |  #1  
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Now, my sd card fried itself and wouldnt for the life of itself show up in card readers, my phone, ect... i nearly gave up on it.

But then it occurred to me, when my xbox died, all i had to do was over heat it and i could get a few precious hours out of it, so taking this theory and having access to extremely hot battery backup units at my work i gave it a try.

so step 1, locate a hot surface, im talking over 100 degrees fairenhight,

step 2, place the dead sd card on top of the hot surface, i choose to put the leads up but you can put it whatever way you want.

step 3, set it and forget it! i left mine on there for 2 hours.

step 4, return the sd card into the phone, and mess with mpount/unmount sd card and BAM! if there is any hope for you, your sd card should recognize and you SHOULD be able to recover your files.

*NOTE* i could not get my sd card to get recognized directly in a card reader, it ONLY worked plugged in my phone, so experiment with this and let me know how it goes!
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14th February 2013, 02:53 AM   |  #2  
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I'd like to see something that doesn't require me melting my SD card. I have several shows I'd like to recover from it.
14th February 2013, 03:14 AM   |  #3  
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they did say that ssd memory if you flash heat it it does repair it...just not sure if id try it though lol. i saw this on a news report one time
14th February 2013, 04:18 AM   |  #4  
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Re: [q] dead sd card fix!
Thanks for the tip..Coulda used that like 3 months ago. I'll try it next time...nothing to lose.

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14th February 2013, 04:27 AM   |  #5  
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they did say that ssd memory if you flash heat it it does repair it...just not sure if id try it though lol. i saw this on a news report one time

Hmmm I do have a fat PS3 so maybe I'll try it out lol
14th February 2013, 02:03 PM   |  #6  
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when my gf gets home tonight shes going to wonder why there are sd cars on our stove o_0
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14th February 2013, 04:07 PM   |  #7  
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when my gf gets home tonight shes going to wonder why there are sd cars on our stove o_0

If you're camping just put a sd card on the end of a stick. A raging camp fire is best! Add a little salt and it's ready to serve!


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14th February 2013, 07:36 PM   |  #8  
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Let me know if this works for anybody else!
14th February 2013, 10:03 PM   |  #9  
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Re: [q] dead sd card fix!
Reading this made me just back up the contents of my sd card on my pc

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14th February 2013, 11:08 PM   |  #10  
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Reading this made me just back up the contents of my sd card on my pc

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Good thinking I should also considering my other sd card just failed me

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