Memory card is corrupted
Nowadays, memory card is widely used in our daily life. They are usually used in
portable electronic devices like mobile phones, digital cameras, laptop computers,
etc. Popular memory card include SD card, micro SD, SDHC, SDXC, memory stick, and
more. But the memory card may get corrupted due to various reasons such as virus
attack, power shortage, incorrect remove of the memory card or some other unknown
How to format corrupted memory card?
If the memory card is
corrupted, you can format it to solve this issue. What you need to know is
formatting will erase all data on the memory card. Here provides you two methods of
formatting corrupted memory card. You can format it with Diskpart or format it via
third party corrupted memory card format software.
Method 1. Format corrupted memory card with Diskpart
Diskpart is a Windows built-in tool which can help you manage your hard drive. When
you encounter the problem of memory card corrupted, you can use Diskpart to format
it. The specific steps are as follows:
Connect the corrupted memory card to your computer and make sure it can be
1. Press “Windows” + “R” at the same time to open the Run
box, input “diskpart” and press “Enter”.
2. Then, input the following commands in the pop-up window
and hit “Enter” after each command.
select disk n (here “n” is the disk number of your
create partition primary
format fs=exfat quick (here you can format it to other file system.
For example, if you need to format your memory card to FAT32, replace the command
with “format fs=fat32 quick”.)
assign letter=m (here “m” refers to the drive
letter for the memory card and you can change it as you like.)
Now, you have formatted your corrupted memory card successfully.
Method 2. Format corrupted memory card via third party software
If you are unfamiliar with Diskpart command, you can turn to the third party
corrupted memory card format software to complete this operation. Here AOMEI Partition Assistant is
recommended. It is a professional partition manager which can help you format the
corrupted memory card easily in Windows 10/8/7, Windows XP, as well as Windows
Vista. Let’s see the example of formatting corrupted memory card in Windows 7 and
the specific steps are as follows:
First of all, connect the corrupted memory card to your computer and make sure it can
Step 1. Download, install and run
AOMEI Partition Assistant. Right click the partition you want to format (here is
your corrupted memory card) and select “Format Partition”.
Step 2. Choose the file system you want in the pop-up window. And
you can also specify “Cluster Size” under file system if you need to. Then, click
Step 3.After that, it will go back to the main interface. Preview
the virtual result and click “Apply” > “Proceed” to complete these operations.
The formatting progress won’t take you too much time. Of course, the more data on
your memory card, the more time the formatting will take.
If you encounter the problem of memory card is corrupted, formatting is the most
usual solution. AOMEI Partition Assistant can be the best memory card repair
software for windows 7/8/10. It can help you solve problems like memory card is
corrupted, hard drive is damaged, etc. Besides format partition, it also has many
other powerful features like Resize/Delete/Move Partition, Disk Copy, Repair MBR and so on. If you
want to do partition
alignment, you can upgrade to AOMEI
Partition Assistant Professional.