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My computer says my 4GB micro sd card cannot be formatted, but it wont allow me to open the disk without formatting it...i have windows xp


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TWO POSSIBILITIES HERE. ONE, CHECK TO SEE IT THE CARD IS " LOCKED ". YOU SHOULD FIND A VERY SMALL SWITCH BELOW THE TOP EDGE THAT SAYS LOCKED IN ONE POSITION AND IT'S OPEN IF IT ISN'T IN THE LOCK POSITION. TWO,WHICH IS THE BUMMER, YOUR CARD MAY HAVE GONE CORRUPT" FATAL " LIKE THE BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH AND IS DEAD. IT'S BEEN AWHILE SINCE I'VE PLAYED WITH WIN XP, BUT IF YOU CAN OPEN COMPUTER AND THE CLICK ON THE CARD, CAN YOU RUN CHKDSK ON IT? THAT MIGHT CLEAR ANY ERRORS ON THE CARD AND THEN TRY TO FORMAT AGAIN. TRY THESE AND IF THEY DON'T WORK, REPLY TO ARCLIGHT1217, AND WE'LL WORK ON IT SOME MORE! GOOD LUCK!
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