Micro SD Card Help

Discussion in 'hardware' started by DX2, Jan 11, 2014.

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  1. DX2

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    I recently updated my Galaxy S4 and the update killed my 32gb micro sd card. no computer or device sees it. Is there a method or something to revive it? I read somewhere, where you can put it in a freezer for 3 hours and it would revive it lol. I put it in the freezer over night and still nothing.

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  2. zapjb

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    Does your phone see it? Is it just Windows OSs that don't?
     
  3. DX2

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    nothing, phone, computer :/
     
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    The update would not have damaged card, it's just an unfortunate coincidence that the card failed at the same time.
     
  6. Bill_Bright

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    I never heard of the freezer trick used on flash drives - only OLD hard drives where motor bearings have seized. Cold causes matter to contract - hopefully freeing up the motor bearings long enough to copy off critical data until the motor heats up (expanding the matter) and seizes again.

    But flash drives have not moving parts so I don't see how contracting the matter (freezing) could ever work.

    I agree with Roger and this is just unlucky timing.
     
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    At one point there was a serious bug going around with the GS4 and microSD cards.
     
  8. J_L

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    Do you see it in Disk Management (Right-click > Computer > Manage)?
     
  9. DX2

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    No, it doesn't show up in disk management either :/
     
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    Hello,

    Do you have another, non-PC device, such as a PDA, tablet, camera, etc, from which you can try accessing the Micro SD card?

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    Aryeh Goretsky
     
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