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Old 06-01-2008, 11:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I installed my Transcend Micro SD (1GB) Formatted it in the the phone and its giving me total available of 481MB. Now I know it will not format at a full 1GB but it should be at least 800-900MB and not 481MB.

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Old 06-01-2008, 11:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try formatting the card in your PC, then put it in the BB and see what it reads.
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Yep..that worked...not sure why I had to do that...but I appreciate the help and assistance.

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Every time I get a new card the first thing I do is format it in my PC, then install it in the BB with the battery out, I have never had a problem doing this.
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Every time I get a new card the first thing I do is format it in my PC, then install it in the BB with the battery out, I have never had a problem doing this.
You really don't need to format the cards. AT least those from name manufacturers. They should work right out of the package.
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