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Format write protected memory card windows 7

by Josefzeman / December 17, 2012 10:05 PM PST

memory card not open show message format

what can I do?

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Re: write protect
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 17, 2012 10:12 PM PST
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Wait a moment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 17, 2012 11:29 PM PST

You can get that message if the card is not supported by the card reader or OS. You didn't tell enough for anyone to give you the best advice or guesses.

Even Windows 7 needed updates and a better card reader to handle that new 64GB SDHC.

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I cut mine from 100MB to 86MB.
by DChrisL / December 20, 2012 7:38 AM PST
In reply to: Wait a moment.
when I combined the two spaces, it reads 99MB. PS-you never know if you will a card reader in the future. Darrell
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It was using My Computer to manage to make that happen - ...
by DChrisL / December 20, 2012 7:51 AM PST
I found out that I can decrease the pagefile.sys, right click System Icon and you can create a new restore point and under that, is Advanced system settings. Performance, click on settings, The 2nd tab reads Advanced, click on that. Virtual memory can be changed there. Uncheck Automatically and select Custom mmy settings for me are 1000MB Minimum size and 1500 MB Maximum size. I am using the minimum.
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