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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Leodoc, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. Leodoc

    Leodoc Well-Known Member
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    Soooooo.....

    I've been using the same SD card since day one. I just installed Dolphin Browser's "Bookmarks to SD" add-on and minutes later the phone starting telling me my SD card was corrupt and needed to be reformatted.

    I have restarted the phone twice and pulled the card out/put it back in. No luck, still getting same message. Am I screwed? Is there any way around this?


    Thanks :thinking:
     

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  2. Leodoc

    Leodoc Well-Known Member
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    Wanted to post this as a response to myself...JUST FOUND A FIX!

    So I connected my phone to my laptop and while I couldn't access the SD card from the phone, my laptop STILL recognized the drive and mounted it as usual. I had access to all my files.

    What I did next was to right-click the drive in windows explorer (also would work in My computer) and hit properties. I then went under the "Tools" Tab and ran a disk check. Windows said it found an error and had fixed it. I then ejected the hardware using the safe-removal tool and BAM! my SD card was great as far as my phone was concerned!

    Hope this may help someone in the future.
     
  3. jmims

    jmims Well-Known Member
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    Will it let you plug the phone in to your computer and mount? If so, you might can try running a disk check on the SD card, which might identify and fix the corruption.
     
  4. jmims

    jmims Well-Known Member
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    Ha! Good work!
     
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