Cant delete files or format my SD card, there is no write protection switch but its still write protected.

MiniGinni

Commendable
May 22, 2016
1
0
1,510
0
I can delete files on disk f of my 1 GB SD card but not on disk g, can't format, delete option doesn't even show up, and I don't even know why there are two different disks for one SD card with no write protection switch in the first place, I'm so confused right now. can anyone help?
 

basroil

Honorable
Sounds like you screwed up your card trying to do something you should never do, or possibly that the card broke.

Try this:
1) Back up the files
2) Open the disk manager (right click on start icon in Win 8 or 10)
3) Find the disk for your SD card
4) Remove all partitions from the card
5) Make a new partition that fills the card
6) Put the card in your camera
7) Go to the camera's menu and format the card

If it doesn't work after that, you need a new card
 

basroil

Honorable
Sounds like you screwed up your card trying to do something you should never do, or possibly that the card broke.

Try this:
1) Back up the files
2) Open the disk manager (right click on start icon in Win 8 or 10)
3) Find the disk for your SD card
4) Remove all partitions from the card
5) Make a new partition that fills the card
6) Put the card in your camera
7) Go to the camera's menu and format the card

If it doesn't work after that, you need a new card
 

peterh337

Commendable
May 5, 2016
22
0
1,570
1
I've had that too. A duff card.

The problem with SD cards is that, like camera/phone batteries, most of the ones on Amazon/Ebay are fakes. The other day I had exactly what you got but it was a 128GB "Samsung" card which had no space left at 64GB...

The problem is if you want to send it back for a refund and it has confidential data on it. Well, there is a solution but I am not going to post it here ;)
 

AChamberlayne

Commendable
Sep 20, 2016
1
0
1,510
0

PLEASE POST IT HERE. i have a 2 locked micro SD cards with 3 weeks worth of holiday photots
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
D Digital Cameras 1
N Digital Cameras 1
D Digital Cameras 1
L Digital Cameras 1
B Digital Cameras 1
H Digital Cameras 1
G Digital Cameras 1
L Digital Cameras 10
J Digital Cameras 16
E Digital Cameras 3
C Digital Cameras 3
A Digital Cameras 2
S Digital Cameras 2
J Digital Cameras 8
Q Digital Cameras 1
A Digital Cameras 4
J Digital Cameras 3
C Digital Cameras 1
J Digital Cameras 2
P Digital Cameras 3
Similar threads
Solved! kodak internal memory full want to delete all pictures
Lost/Deleted Images on SD Card
How to delete a picture marked favorite with a key on my COOLPIX S3300.
i need to delete pics scanned to sd card but it wont pull up on my camera
how can i recover deleted photos from my nikon d3400?
How do I delete the photos out if the internal . memory from Kodak easy share
Recover some files I've deleted from the HD on my camera
Hi, I deleted an image 4 months ago and now I just want to know when the picture was taken, is this possible ??
my Pentax X90 says that the In-built Memory is full and wont take photos - have plugged into my computer and deleted old photo
Pictures does not get deleted completely.
Trying to delete Kodak Easy Share but will not let me
How to find the format in Coolpix S3300 and how to delete all my pictures?
If you format an sd card do you delete photos on card
Formatted my Sony Handycam HDR-CX520 using my laptop... deleted the folders. Now camera not working. Help pls!
camera software delete
Computer And Camera Cannot Find Pictures I Deleted Then Put Back On My Memory Card
I accidentally deleted videos from my handycam. Is there anyway to recover those? Please let me know!
What are .db files inside the photos folder taken with a digtal camera? Can I delete it?
if I accidentally format my memory card does it delete all the images? is there any way to get them back?
I accidentally clicked the delete button and 'Yes' while downloading the pictures from my camera through the Digital Photo Pro

ASK THE COMMUNITY

TRENDING THREADS