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Re: Nearly unused microSD card is broken; any chance of recovery?
Subject:Re: Nearly unused microSD card is broken; any chance of recovery? From:Kate Schneider <kateschneider42 -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:10:53 -0700
Says my husband, who works with these all day:
"No, the memory part if the card is in the back half. The contacts are the
connection to that memory. If that is broken, there is no way to connect to
On Friday, July 11, 2014, Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > A new* 128 gb microSD card that I have nearly broke in half width-wise as
> > I was trying to put it in the card-reader slot on my tablet.
> > I'd like to recover the data if possible - no personal/confidential
> > data was on the card - there was just some nice stuff.
> > One person, a CS professor whose specialty is not this kind of thing,
> > me that he doubts that there is any chance of me getting anything back,
> > because his experience with these cards [he uses them with his cameras]
> > been that they are easily damaged.
> > *actually it is probably a year or two old but it has been sitting on a
> > shelf unused, basically, in a friend's shop.
> > My friend who gave it to me told me that these small cards are frangible.
> > Jim Jones
> > Twitter @han4yu3
> > linkedin.com/in/jimxlat
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