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I need help with my 2GB SD Card!

I bought a 2 gig sd card at microcenter and it was working fine for a long time. I put only like 16 pics and Wii game saves. I used the WiiVideo9 program and put a Dave Chappelle episode on my SD card. I tried going to the photo channel on the Wii to view it, and it said my card was corrupted. I had to format it and lost my data which wasn't bad, but I got only half of my memory back! What do I do? I checked my card on the Wii and my card reader for PC and it displays only half of my memory.

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tha space stealer

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my guess is virus from app you downloaded/save to that device...

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Half Ya Space gone walk abouts

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Try formatting with both file systems : FAT & FAT32
just to see what happens Wink

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To decg

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How do I do that?

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Hi, to format into FAT or FAT32, what you must do is plug in your SD card to your PC, then go onto My Computer.
In My Computer, do a right click on the SD Card and in the menu click "Format...". Afterwards, there's a small window that's opened up, in it there's : "Capacity; File System; Allocation Unit Size; Volume Label"
Capacity- make sure you can see 2GB (or there abouts as Mem. cards never have the capacity they say they have)
File System- this is where there's FAT & FAT32 options. Try a format with applicating each one of these 2 options
Allocation Size Unit- Make sure you read : Default Allocation Size, in the option box.
Finally, the Volume Label- this is just a fancy way of saying "Name of the device"
Format the SD card in both FAT & FAT32, then get back to me Wink

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