corrupt sd card had to format


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  1. jay_snizzel

    jay_snizzel Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Well,
    I'm rocking a 8gb sd card in my phone, its one that i transfered across from my old phone which I never had any problems with.
    Anyway, I got a message today on the phone saying that it's corrupt and needs formatting.
    When i got home from work i took out the memory card and plugged it into the laptop.
    Pictures were on there, but no pictures that I had taken since I've had the desire.

    Anyway long story short, i replaced the mem card back in the phone, formatted and i'm starting from scratch.

    I'm just worried that this is going to happen again in the future.
     

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  2. lekky

    lekky Lover VIP Member

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    its technology, so you never know. I've never had it happen (i think because i have a top quality sdcard), but still, i make backups of my whole sd card on my pc to be on the safe side
     
  3. jim_h

    jim_h Well-Known Member

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    I had this on my Hero once, but it was a cheap memory card. Since upgrading to a branded, class 4 card, I've had no problems. As lekky said, I also backup my card to the PC every week or so. It takes a few minutes, but is worth the effort.
     
  4. jay_snizzel

    jay_snizzel Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Cheers guys, think i'll probably start making a back up
     
  5. Tallpaulos

    Tallpaulos New Member

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    I just started a thread on this sort of thing - i had to send my phone back to HTC for repair. My SD card was corrupted by the phone & irrepairable. They changed the SD card reader in the phone & gave me a new SD card. Turnaround was 1.5 to 2 weeks.
     

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