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OP nerotix

27th May 2014, 12:09 PM   |  #1  
Hello All,

Two weeks ago I bought a new Samsung MicroSDHC Pro 64GB Class 10. Kinda from the beginning it wasn't working how it should.. I formated it EXT4, exFat and FAT32 but all give the same problem.

For example; I copy a flashable zip on my external sd card, copies just find, but as soon as I try to flash from the external sd card I keep getting an error and the flash failed, almost instantly. If I copy and flash the same file to my internal sd card, it works just fine and no problems what so ever.

I tried formatting it through Sense, GPe and even a USB card reader.. all give me the same issues. I can even make a titanium backup and it seems to work. Tho, as soon as I try to restore from it, it won't find the files from the backup..but when I check the external sd card on my pc (phone connect to pc by htc usb cable) the files are there and it seems the correct size. But when I want to try a batch restore in titanium backup, and I look the phone for backup folders, it finds the foder.. but when I actualy wanna start the batch recovery, it only sees 1/2/3 apps to restore, even tho there are over 70 apps to restore.

I'm at a loss at the moment, I feel like I've tried everything and nothing seemed to work. This is what the error looks like when trying to flash from external sd card:

E:Unable to open zip file.
Error flashing zip '/external_sd/blablabla/blablabla.zip'
Updating partition details

Hope anyone could help me with the issue.

Thanks in advance<3
27th May 2014, 02:01 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by nerotix

Hello All,

Two weeks ago I bought a new Samsung MicroSDHC Pro 64GB Class 10. Kinda from the beginning it wasn't working how it should.. I formated it EXT4, exFat and FAT32 but all give the same problem.

For example; I copy a flashable zip on my external sd card, copies just find, but as soon as I try to flash from the external sd card I keep getting an error and the flash failed, almost instantly. If I copy and flash the same file to my internal sd card, it works just fine and no problems what so ever.

I tried formatting it through Sense, GPe and even a USB card reader.. all give me the same issues. I can even make a titanium backup and it seems to work. Tho, as soon as I try to restore from it, it won't find the files from the backup..but when I check the external sd card on my pc (phone connect to pc by htc usb cable) the files are there and it seems the correct size. But when I want to try a batch restore in titanium backup, and I look the phone for backup folders, it finds the foder.. but when I actualy wanna start the batch recovery, it only sees 1/2/3 apps to restore, even tho there are over 70 apps to restore.

I'm at a loss at the moment, I feel like I've tried everything and nothing seemed to work. This is what the error looks like when trying to flash from external sd card:

E:Unable to open zip file.
Error flashing zip '/external_sd/blablabla/blablabla.zip'
Updating partition details

Hope anyone could help me with the issue.

Thanks in advance<3

I've seen in the past that 64gb cards have issues with formatting unless formatted in windows as Fat32 - mine did

As soon as I did that it worked.
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27th May 2014, 02:07 PM   |  #3  
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Have you checked it to make sure it's not fake? Where did you buy it from & what is the formatted capacity? Should be like 59gbs and change

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27th May 2014, 02:31 PM   |  #4  
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Have you checked it to make sure it's not fake? Where did you buy it from & what is the formatted capacity? Should be like 59gbs and change

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Got it from a dutch website, through a person, not a company.. it had all legit packages etc, but how can I check to be 100% sure that it's real?

My computer shows it has 62,4GB total capacity.. reading it from card reader. Sounds wrong?
27th May 2014, 02:39 PM   |  #5  
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Got it from a dutch website, through a person, not a company.. it had all legit packages etc, but how can I check to be 100% sure that it's real?

My computer shows it has 62,4GB total capacity.. reading it from card reader. Sounds wrong?

Deffo wrong. Sounds like a fake. Capacity is 64gb. Available is obviously lower after formatting. Legit packages mean nothing - take a look here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrFiePAL0Pg

I would return it asap
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27th May 2014, 02:43 PM   |  #6  
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Deffo wrong. Sounds like a fake. Capacity is 64gb. Available is obviously lower after formatting. Legit packages mean nothing - take a look here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrFiePAL0Pg

I would return it asap

Meh so stupid.. never knew ppl still sell fake sd cards.. thought that time was over.. thanks for letting me know <3
27th May 2014, 04:20 PM   |  #7  
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...0#post52626530

this is the post i responded to in the forum a couple weeks ago, everything pertinent to testing your card seeing if it is fake or not is in there

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