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PLZZ- MY STORAGE CARD is "locked" ?? how can i del

20th January 2006, 05:32 PM   |  #1  
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im testing my 64 mega storage card on my exec.

but when im trying to delete through active sync it says - read only ect....

how do i change that plz??
20th January 2006, 10:44 PM   |  #2  
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plz
any 1 ?
21st January 2006, 12:01 AM   |  #3  
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take out the SD card and look at the edges, there is a switch.

if it is towards the middle of the card, then it is locked, if it is towards the top edge of the card, then it is unlocked.

if the files on the SD card are marked read only or system, AS will fail to delete them too.
21st January 2006, 01:01 AM   |  #4  
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its mmc
and has no side switch

its smooth and nothing on it
:S

???

somthing todo with the reg maybe?!
21st January 2006, 01:16 AM   |  #5  
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just tested it with my spare mmc card, first file read only, deleted fine over AS, it did popup a warning saying that it is read only, second file system file, would not delete, third file read only + system file, would not delete.

the message it gives is

Cannot delete file test3: Access is denied.

Make sure you mobile device has sufficient memory, that the file is not set as read-only, and that you have permission to copy this file type.

the remaining 2 test files were deleted fine using file explorer on the device itself.

Hope that helps.
21st January 2006, 07:45 AM   |  #6  
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sure your card doesn't have the lock as shown below in the image?



All SD cards usually come equipped with the read-write switch.
21st January 2006, 08:09 AM   |  #7  
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Originally Posted by rukna

sure your card doesn't have the lock as shown below in the image?



All SD cards usually come equipped with the read-write switch.

like the man said its an mmc card and they do not have a switch.

to first poster......have you tried on a normal pc card reader?
22nd January 2006, 02:05 AM   |  #8  
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actually no...
i dont have a card reader...


otherwise - i would have formated it i guess...
and yea - the device's explorer can delete the files but is annoying like :evil: to do it through there...

would much rather do everything through my good old pc...

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