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How do I fix a fake kingston 64 gb sdxc card?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by Victor Connor, Nov 26, 2020.

  1. Victor Connor

    Victor Connor Newbie
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    I bought a fake kingston 64 gb sdxc card from the internet, is it possible to fix and use it?

     


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    Post #4 by Hadron, Nov 26, 2020 (4 points)

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  3. Nope, it's most likely a cheap 2GB card hacked to report as 64. Return it if possible, otherwise throw it away and buy a real one from a reputable vendor (preferably a local well-known store).
     
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  4. mikedt

    mikedt 你好


    You can't.
     
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  5. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    In principle you could reprogram the fake card to report its true capacity, rather than the 64GB that it doesn't contain. That would be a "fix" in the sense that the phone would know when the card was full and not overwrite the data that are already on it. But you would be left with a lower capacity card than you need, probably much lower.

    Nothing you do will actually give you the space you paid for though, because the card physically doesn't contain that much storage. So in practice the real solution is to buy a genuine card and learn from this experience (avoid online marketplaces when buying memory cards, and if the price looks suspiciously good then be suspicious).
     
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  6. Adnan fiaz

    Adnan fiaz Member

    if it is fake then how can you use that flash?
     
  7. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations!
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    If you buy a 5 liter bucket that is marked "25 Liters" on it, nothing you do will force that bucket to hold more than 5 liters.
     
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  8. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Well you don't fix it, it's a fake, end of.
     
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  9. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    what flash?
     
  10. Adnan fiaz

    Adnan fiaz Member

    Usb flash drive
     
  11. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    Well you cant use a USB flash on a phone or tablet unless you get an adapter. The whole conversation never mentioned a flash drive. It's about a fake sd card.
     
  12. Adnan fiaz

    Adnan fiaz Member

    fake card or USB.. whats the difference? both use the same martial and chips.
     
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