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Old 02-22-2007
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Formatting SD card
I formatted an SD card to remove all data before writing new data to it.
After the format the 1GB card showed 600MB used space! Any ideas wht is
"used" and how to recover the space? Even MSDOS format <d:> /u command
didn't free the space.
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Old 02-23-2007
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Re: Formatting SD card
Bad card perhaps?
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"Mister Ed" <MisterEd@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I formatted an SD card to remove all data before writing new data to it.
> After the format the 1GB card showed 600MB used space! Any ideas wht is
> "used" and how to recover the space? Even MSDOS format <d:> /u command
> didn't free the space.


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