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Old 04-21-14, 04:39 PM
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USB & Android

I'm new to Android. I have a ZTE Majesty cell phone which I bought about a month ago.
I have a 32GB card in it (which I'll never use it all).
When I hook it up to my PC there is a yellow exclamation mark in the device manager and in the Devices and Printers window.

When I click to open and browse the SD card it takes forever for it to open. It's not like theres a ton of stuff there. It should open faster than it is. Its so slow that I can never get anything moved to my SD card.
What can be wrong?
In Device Manager it shows up as "Android" with an exclamation next to it.
Here are some pics.
Also, what is all the gibberish on my SD Card? You can see it in the picture.
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Old 04-21-14, 05:15 PM
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I would say you need to reformat the card... Try that and let us know. My son has the same phone....

Try reseating it too..(the card)
 
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Old 04-21-14, 05:24 PM
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If you are trying to access by USB cable have you tried removing the card and plugging it directly into your computer?
 
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Old 04-21-14, 06:47 PM
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Mike would Dawter need a driver so the phone information can be read? Looks to me as though it might have information on it only the phone can read without any special software like a driver if the phone is connected via USB. I don't know myself as I don't own an Android phone but have thought about buying one.
 
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Old 04-22-14, 04:27 PM
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Wow, thanks, you guys. Re-seating the SD card was the trick! No driver needed. I was hesitant to reformat the card as that would be a pain.
Problem solved!
Now, what about that gibberish in the picture? What is that? I don't want to remove something I need but I can't make much sense out of it.
Thank you!
 
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Old 04-22-14, 04:43 PM
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The gibberish looks like a languge thing. Probably should not be in that folder anyway.

I would remove all from the disk and reformat...
 
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Old 04-22-14, 04:58 PM
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It's not a language thing, the data on the card is corrupt - probably from attempting to write to it while it wasn't seated properly. That's why they're also showing up as 0-byte files.

There's nothing critical to the operation of the phone on the SD card... So if that's all that comes up, consider anything you had stored on it lost and reformat it. Go to Menu > Settings > Storage > Scroll down to SD Card (NOT USB STORAGE - THAT'S THE INTERNAL MEMORY!> Format SD Card.
 
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Old 04-25-14, 12:42 PM
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okay, I think I will reformat it. No big loss. Thanks, you guys!
 
 

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