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Issues with copying MP3's into a mini-SD card

by tennacres / June 17, 2006 9:33 AM PDT

Please help!

I recently bought a Sandisk 2gb mini-SD card and I've begun to copy my mp3's into the card via a card reader. I also have copied music through my windows mobile smartphone sync up through a USB cable.

For some reason, I can only copy up to 700MB and whenever I try to add more, I get an error message saying,"The directory or file cannot be created."

So is there a way to break through this problem?

I need help and many thanks.

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Re: Issues with copying MP3's into a min-SD card
by lalomaeshiro / June 17, 2006 11:20 AM PDT

Try reformating the card. If that doesn't work return it. Two possiblities I can think of:

1.) It is a valid card with a problem. The store you purchased it from should be glad to replace it.

2.) It has been modified to either look like a 2G card, and/or is a smaller format card that has had compression sofware put on it and is now having problems. I seen a number of cards & USB sticks, that are counterfeit supposedly from many reputaple vendors. They usually die between 500M & 1G after a few uses or on the first use.

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Thanks for your help!
by tennacres / June 17, 2006 8:02 PM PDT

I appreciate your help... thanks for replying!

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Are all files in the "root" or top directory?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 17, 2006 1:05 PM PDT

Try putting some in a subdirectory.

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That was it!
by tennacres / June 17, 2006 7:48 PM PDT

I wanted to thank you for your help.

That was exactly the problem and now I've been able to take advantage of the the capacity!

Many thanks!

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