Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

SD card broke?

Posted on 2013-12-03
5
Medium Priority
?
318 Views
Last Modified: 2014-01-26
I have a 128 gb SD card that all my downloads were going on.  All of a sudden the computer (both Mac and PC) stopped recognizing it.  It doesn't show up when I install it.
What happened was, I was watching a movie off of the SD card, and I shut the laptop cover (putting it to sleep).  When I opened it up, the computer said "SD card not ejected properly".  After that, it is all screwed up.
0
Comment
Question by:rhwimmers
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
John-Charles-Herzberg earned 580 total points
ID: 39693998
I would see if this tool will see the drive

Data Recovery Free
By Softote Studio


https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/data-recovery-free/id509071310?mt=12

Thanks
JC
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:tailoreddigital
ID: 39694012
You could try,
http://www.piriform.com/recuva

to see if you can recover files from it,  then reformat it.   If you don't have files to save, then right-click it in Computer and format.   This will rebuilt the structure, but wipe whatever files might be there.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:rhwimmers
ID: 39694482
Cant right click/format if it doesnt even recognize in windows, will try the apple software
0
 
LVL 93

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 39694801
since it does not work on a PC or Mac, i suppose it just went bad
do you need to recover anything from it?  if not, buy a new one
0
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:noxcho
ID: 39695311
When you connect it to PC and then go to Windows Disk Management (right click on My Computer - Manage - Disk Management) does it show the card there?
Even unformatted.
If not then - yes, the card is dead. If you have luck then you get it replaced by warranty.
0

Featured Post

Reclaim your office - Try the MB 660 headset now!

High level of background noise often makes it difficult for employees to concentrate fully on their jobs – or to communicate clearly on calls. The MB 660 headset helps you create a disruption free workspace.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The question appears often enough, how do I transfer my data from my old server to the new server while preserving file shares, share permissions, and NTFS permisions.  Here are my tips for handling such a transfer.
This article will show how Aten was able to supply easy management and control for Artear's video walls and wide range display configurations of their newsroom.
This video teaches viewers how to encrypt an external drive that requires a password to read and edit the drive. All tasks are done in Disk Utility. Plug in the external drive you wish to encrypt: Make sure all previous data on the drive has been …
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…

596 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question