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I have  a sandisk 16 gig. But when I checked it in Properties, it says capacity 66 MB. Am I missing something? Thx
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by:Gregory Miller
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many times these devices have a permanent partition that cannot be removed or modified where the Mfg. will stash their preloaded apps and docs for the device. Are you looking at the whole device for multiple partitions?
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by:leblanc
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I looked in the Computer Management and it has 70MB Primary PArtition and 14.77 gb unallocated. What do I do know?
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Gregory Miller earned 500 total points
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If this is a new device, format that pig. If you believe there was something on this device, you might need a driver (not likely these days) or maybe it is damaged? Hard to say.
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by:leblanc
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it had something in it before and I formatted it.
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by:Gregory Miller
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Did you format it on the machine you are reading it on now? What is the OS version of the current machine you are reading it on?
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by:leblanc
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Win 7
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by:Gregory Miller
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Can I assume the answer to the first part was yes?

Can you try reformatting it? Do not use Quick Format.
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The card is bad, according to Disk SAN  support
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