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31st May 2014, 10:07 PM   |  #1  
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I believe my micro sd card is trashed but I was looking for suggestions on a way to recover it if possible. It is a 64gb Sandisk Ultra Micro sd. I first noticed it as a problem while running CromiX 5.4 rom2sd, every few weeks it would lock up eventually needing to restore a nandroid or totally reflashing. I suspected the card was the problem and have reverted to running internally without any problems for months. I have deleted the partition and recreated multiple times with GParted. Gparted can see the complete card but when I look at it in a windows environment it only sees 27gb. The options to delete volume in the windows environment, disk management tool, are grayed out and formatting accomplishes nothing. Does anyone have any suggestions before I toss it out?

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I believe my micro sd card is trashed but I was looking for suggestions on a way to recover it if possible. It is a 64gb Sandisk Ultra Micro sd. I first noticed it as a problem while running CromiX 5.4 rom2sd, every few weeks it would lock up eventually needing to restore a nandroid or totally reflashing. I suspected the card was the problem and have reverted to running internally without any problems for months. I have deleted the partition and recreated multiple times with GParted. Gparted can see the complete card but when I look at it in a windows environment it only sees 27gb. The options to delete volume in the windows environment, disk management tool, are grayed out and formatting accomplishes nothing. Does anyone have any suggestions before I toss it out?

Ken

i had same problem i bought sandisk xtreme 64 gb micro sd and locked it self with couple files. i tried everything as a programmer and warezzer but nothing just locked returned to seller and thet give me new one than same problem again returned again for cash this time. Now im using 32 gb lexar on my xperia z1 and 16gb lexar on my tf700 no problem at the momment i searched web about locked sandisk microsds couple thousand microsds broken i assume. so sandisk best but not this 64gbs microsds one . i believe ...sorry for bad english...
11th June 2014, 12:08 PM   |  #3  
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sounds weird, I know, but having had all sorts of weird experiences with SD cards and Micro SD cards sanDisk cards included, just wondered, how are you connecting it to your PC?

The reason I ask is that on a fairly new machine running Win7.1 I have found that if i insert the microSD into a USB adaptor it cannot read it or at best can only format to 32gig, but if the card is put into the holder that came with it my machine can see it and format it to its full size
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Agreed, I also have a sandisk ultra 64gb microsd card and in order to format it correctly you have to use adapter/card reader that is sdxc compatible. It usually says on the card reader what it is compatible with. If you dont your sdxc card will show as having less storage space

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