Re: Nearly unused microSD card is broken; any chance of recovery?

Subject: Re: Nearly unused microSD card is broken; any chance of recovery?
From: Helen OBoyle <hoboyle -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:23:23 +1000

If it is micro SD, is it in some sort of sleeve/carrier type of thing that
converts it to look like a standard size SD, to your laptop? Did the card
itself break, or just the external carrier?


On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 3:57 AM, 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
> client
> > data was on the card - there was just some nice stuff.
> >
> > One person, a CS professor whose specialty is not this kind of thing,
> told
> > 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]
> has
> > 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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