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SD is broken by device

asked 2014-04-12 15:51:19 +0200

michdeskunk gravatar image

I have just connected my SD with adapter to my pc (in Win7) i formatted sd to FAT32. I copied in some files and inserted to my Jolla. All files is red! Fine Now I take out my SD and reconnect to PC with adapter, I copy others files but when I re-insert to device the files just copied are disappeared! This happened others times... So if you copy files from pc to sd and insert sd in jolla the files disappear!

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Did you wait for the sync on win before you remove the card from your computer?

masmrlar ( 2014-04-12 16:01:28 +0200 )edit

This behaviour may be caused by a faked sd card so its possible that you purchased a faked sd card.

Alex ( 2014-04-13 13:57:04 +0200 )edit

@masmrlar obviously! It's samsung original SD. I have no problem with this if I format it and never use in device. The problem exists after use in device.. so I don't know

michdeskunk ( 2014-04-16 12:23:47 +0200 )edit

@michdeskunk The original Samsung SD cards are made in Korea so if your card was made in Taiwan it's a faked card. Are you also able to use the full space (58GB)?

Alex ( 2014-04-16 12:55:28 +0200 )edit

@michdeskunk Well its not obvious that you waitet for the sync as you don't describe that. Buf in fact - the hints that you've got a fake cart really fit to what you describe. And successful fomatting says nothing about the cart - the os is just capable to write the allocation table. Check the anwers and the hints on checking if your card is fake.

masmrlar ( 2014-04-17 01:06:58 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-04-13 21:30:02 +0200

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updated 2014-04-14 08:10:50 +0200

No, Jolla wont break your SD.

@michdeskunk which kinda card do you have? If it's large and bought cheap from ebay, BEWARE. Lot's of fake cards there. I bought 64gb and with this program:


I was able to find out that the card was actually only ~8gb....

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I don't think. I have bought on ebay at less than 20euro but is samsung SD card, I have original box

michdeskunk ( 2014-04-16 12:25:01 +0200 )edit

Well. That doesn't actually mean a thing what the box says. Try it with the program mentioned to find out if the capacity is what it should be.

t0mps0 ( 2014-04-16 16:47:24 +0200 )edit

the card isnt fake and this test during entire day!

michdeskunk ( 2014-04-22 09:40:44 +0200 )edit

answered 2014-04-13 13:25:27 +0200

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You may want to:
- Try a different card as the one you mention may be faulty.
- Make sure that before you insert/remove the card the phone (and PC) are ok with it. I am a Linux guy, so I always issue umount and don't hope that the system does that for me.

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the problem appear when I use SD on PC. I copy a file with PC in SD, later in the phone file disappears, then I reconnect sd to PC and file is really disappears... so I dont know I have used linux too so I know mount/unmount system

michdeskunk ( 2014-04-16 12:27:01 +0200 )edit
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