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Default Help needed formatting an SD card! - 05-01-2010, 08:05 PM

A while ago I formatted my 16GB SD Card with a 10GB partition for testing Andromnia on my phone and the other partition for my files.

Now I want to use the entire 16GB as a FAT32 single partition for my files and can't for the life of me remember or work out how to do it!

In Windows I have tried right clicking the 5GB partition (the other does not show up) and formatting, though I can only select a 5GB option.
In Disk management the 10GB unallocated shows by the 5GB partition but I can't do anything with it. I can't extend the 5GB or create a partition on either side.

In Ubuntu the SD card is shown - 15.9GB which I cannot mount, I am given an error when I try to, along with a 5GB partition which I can mount and open.
In GParted the SD card does not even show up.

In terminal 'sudo mount' the SD card is shown but I have no idea what command I can give it to make the entire SD card Fat32.

Any help would be FANTASTIC.



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Default 05-01-2010, 08:34 PM



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