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Support Files end up in the LOST.DIR on my microSD 32gb card

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by eastbayarb, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. eastbayarb

    eastbayarb Active Member
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    I just got my Galaxy S 4G and I bought a 32gb microSD card off of ebay. Well, I connect the phone to my PC via USB and transfer a bunch of folders with mp3's to my phone. In windows (XP SP3) it seemed like the folders/files copied fine, but when try to view them in the file manager, they are not there! I checked the SD card in the settings, and sure enough, it reports the same amount of space that has been used on the card that the folders/files I copied over used. I then go to the LOST.DIR folder on my card and it lists a bunch of numbered files.

    what is the reason for this? Should I try copying folders/files to my microSD card through a card reader or...?
     

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  2. zilla19

    zilla19 Well-Known Member
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    Make sure your XP is able to read/write into SDHC instead of SD only.
     
  3. eastbayarb

    eastbayarb Active Member
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    Yes my PC can read SDHC (SDHC readability isn't limited to the OS, but rather the card reader itself) cards. My card is corrupt, as I tested it with H2testw v1.4 (free program and works really good). Here's the report:

    Warning: Only 30458 of 31773 MByte tested.
    The media is likely to be defective.
    630.9 MByte OK (1292160 sectors)
    29.1 GByte DATA LOST (61085824 sectors)
    Details:2 MByte overwritten (4097 sectors)
    0 KByte slightly changed (< 8 bit/sector, 0 sectors)
    29.1 GByte corrupted (61081727 sectors)
    1.5 MByte aliased memory (3072 sectors)
    First error at offset: 0x0000000000000008
    Expected: 0x0000000000000011
    Found: 0x0000000000000000
    H2testw version 1.3
    Writing speed: 4.67 MByte/s
    Reading speed: 5.11 MByte/s
    H2testw v1.4
     

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