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How to format a memory card


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Often, many memory card problems are easily eliminated by simply formatting these cards.

This simple procedure can help withVarious? Glitches ?, slow work with the map, it will help and if there is a surplus of unnecessary information. Sometimes it's easier to format the card, saving the information you need before removing the unnecessary accumulated garbage for a long time.

Sometimes, and before using the card after buying it is required to format it? So that the device that will work with it could correctly perceive this card.

You will need

  • To perform this procedure, you need a card reader with the ability to read your card type and a computer with the Windows operating system installed.



Insert the card into the card reader, connect the card reader to the USB port of your computer.

Open? My computer ?. Will a new disk appear in the Disk List window? This is your card.


Open the map by double-clicking the left mouse button. Copy or transfer all the information you need, which is now on the map. After formatting, all the information that was previously contained on the card will be destroyed.


Open the "My Computer" folder again.
Right-click on the image of yourcards. A drop-down menu will appear. In this menu, select the item "Formatting". A window opens with the formatting options. For cards having a size larger than 2GB, it makes sense to change only the item "volume label". You can write a name for your card there. For smaller maps, it is desirable to change the file system. In the drop-down menu of this item, select the FAT system, or FAT 16.
After that, you can click the? Start? Button. Do not interrupt the formatting process. After it's finished, the system will issue a window? Is the formatting completed ?. Only after that it is possible to disconnect the card reader and start using the card.

How to format a memory card Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Ryifuozt
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