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 reasons.
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 detected.
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 memory card.)
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 be detected.
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 “OK”.
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.