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Micro SD somehow Increased in capacity?!?!

Hi, this is my first post so hopefully I'm not asking an obvious question......
I recently repaired a corrupt 32gb Micro SD card and now when i look at the info it states that it has a capacity of 268.37gb! is this a thing? I'd appreciate it if anyone could shed a little light on this,
thanks in advance!

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Yes, its'a thing.

The size is reported by reading the SD card so corrupted can mean bogus numbers. Once you get your files out of the card, format it again or use the old HP FORMATTER to see if it will go back to its real size.

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Mac User

Firstly thanks for the quick reply, secondly I use an iMac so do you think using Disk Utility will be adequate enough to reformat or would you recommend an application that would be more efficient, thanks again.

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You have to try it.

I don't care for "efficient" since it doesn't matter if it takes 1 minute or 1 hour. It's just something we need to get done. Why did you ask for efficient?

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Efficient/Effective?

Ok so maybe effective might have been a better choice of word, I'm with you in the sense of time isn't really something that concerns me either when it comes to achieving the goal, when I initially tried to format the card Disk Utility wasn't doing the job so I went into terminal and did it manually, although going through numerous methods can be beneficial in the long run in the sense of gaining knowledge, I would prefer to get the job done first time and that's why I came to this forum, as beating around the bush can sometimes labour intensive if you catch my drift...
Thanks.

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To be more effective we have to know the OS.

Today at the office we only have Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android and something else. So I can't test before I reply for Apple OS. For Apple OS, you would post in our https://www.cnet.com/forums/mac-os/ forum where the Apple experts reside.

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