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Default Card reader question/problem... - 03-30-2009, 09:36 PM

I'm having an issue with the built-in Card Reader on my Mini 9.

I have a 32GB card that my mini won't read. It see's it, but says it isn't formatted, and only gives me the option of 200MB as a format capacity.

I contacted support, and they say the card reader only supports 8GB cards. Wha? I see that people here are using 16s with no issue. What is the truth?

Is there anyone out there who has managed to get a 32GB to work? If so, how? Thanks in advance!

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Default Re: Card reader question/problem... - 03-31-2009, 02:15 PM

Can you format it in another computer? (Although I imagine it is pre-formatted)

You could try and make a bootable Vista Recovery disk, then use the "diskpart" tool to format (or some other similar way). Just be careful not to format your SSD by accident!



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