Wii SD destroyed by my mac

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  1. MRU macrumors demi-god

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    I bought a 2gb SD card.

    Inserted it into my wii and it saw it


    I inserted the card into a sub2 media card reader on my mac and it said the drive needed to be initialized so I said ok.

    I then chose to format as MS-DOS format (same as my USB memory sticks) and then nothing ?

    Application not responding.

    I pulled out the reader,, and put the card back into my wii. It now says that it can not read he card in the slot.. :mad:

    My mac continued to lock up whenever I try to format it.

    Anyone else had a simlar experience. I have to use the mem card reader as we dont have a ny digital cameras that take SD, only compact flash or sony mem stick.
     
  2. 2nyRiggz macrumors 603

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    That sucks...Have you tried reformatting it in XP?





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  3. Dagless macrumors Core

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    I had something similar happen to my MicroSD card in my Motorola ROKR. I was at uni just checking through my phone and it said the card needed to be "initialized". bugger. Get home and my Mac see's it. Format. Nothing. In the end I just left it sitting in the card reader under XP for a few hours and it magically appeared, corrupted like hell. Quick format and it was back.
    God knows how it got fixed.
     
  4. MRU thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    problem is xp doesnt see it now :eek:
     
  5. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Neither did mine at first. I left it in there, on one card reader it flashed constantly and the PC was inoperable through some kind of huge resource drain. but on my iMac under XP it took hours but it did eventually find it. heh, I was sat on my bed with my PowerBook writing an essay, suddenly my speakers go "DU DEH!" as it found it. Made me jump I tell ya! It's worth a shot at least and requires no effort.

    This was a Toshiba 512mb MicroSD card originally formatted for Fat16, for the record.
     
  6. MRU thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    sounds the very same. I'll give it a go :) thanks lads
     
  7. aidanpendragon macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, can you run DiskWarrior on it? Sounds like the PC is doing something similar (taking forever to grind through a corrupted card). Good luck.
     
  8. MRU thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    well it never worked. card is corrupted beyond repair I guess. :(
     
  9. 2nyRiggz macrumors 603

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    Hey MRU..for one last resort try restarting the XP machine with the card inside of it. Give it some more time before you chuck it:)



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  10. MRU thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    OK I'll give that a go.

    I still have reciept, so I can return it anyway so it's not the end of the world.
     
  11. ImNoSuperMan macrumors 65816

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    Dont these card come with any sort of warranty? Mine did come with one year warranty when I bought one last year.
     
  12. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Well then you'll be reet :D My MicroSD card was bundled free with my phone so I don't know where I would have stood if the thing really was broke, desperate guy with desperate measures and all that!
     
  13. MRU thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    thats all reet indeed:p
     

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