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  •  I have a built in SD card in my laptop.  I was able to down load my pictures on Monday from directly from the SD card with no problems but now when I put the SD card in the reader it is asking me to reformat =  The exact words are " You need to format the disk in drive E: before you can use it."  I used it the other day just fine.  I don't want to format because I will lose the pictures.  Are there any work arounds?
    • Changed type Sabrina Shen Thursday, November 25, 2010 2:33 AM
    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 11:04 PM

Answers

  • RUN CHECK DISK.click start> run>type cmd to enter command prompt. at the prompt, type- chkdsk e: /f
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    • Marked as answer by Sabrina Shen Thursday, November 25, 2010 2:34 AM
    Friday, November 19, 2010 11:56 PM
  • That can happen when the device has failed.

    If the pics are OK on the camera, then find a USB reader and use that.


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    • Marked as answer by Sabrina Shen Thursday, November 25, 2010 2:34 AM
    Saturday, November 20, 2010 12:17 AM
  • Hi,

     

    First, please ensure the chipset (motherboard) driver is up-to-date.

     

    If the issue persists, you may refer to the following similar thread:

     

    You need to format the disc before you can use it!

     

    Regards,

     

    Sabrina


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    • Marked as answer by Sabrina Shen Thursday, November 25, 2010 2:34 AM
    Monday, November 22, 2010 9:06 AM

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  • RUN CHECK DISK.click start> run>type cmd to enter command prompt. at the prompt, type- chkdsk e: /f
    Tunde Abagun MCP,MCSA,MCTS,MCITP en p "for the love of Computers"
    • Marked as answer by Sabrina Shen Thursday, November 25, 2010 2:34 AM
    Friday, November 19, 2010 11:56 PM
  • Hi,

     

    First, please ensure the chipset (motherboard) driver is up-to-date.

     

    If the issue persists, you may refer to the following similar thread:

     

    You need to format the disc before you can use it!

     

    Regards,

     

    Sabrina


    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees, and confers no rights. |Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
    • Marked as answer by Sabrina Shen Thursday, November 25, 2010 2:34 AM
    Monday, November 22, 2010 9:06 AM