S5 CF card write error

Started May 6, 2012 | Discussions thread
TwoMetreBill Senior Member • Posts: 1,162
Re: S5 CF card write error

"Format the cards in the card reader on the computer." BUT do not click the quick format box. Only a format that overwrites the whole card will 'potentially' remap the bad sectors.

In addition to using a separate card, use one with less capacity. I've been a Kingston user for as long as they've been in business and have noticed a drop in quality since they've been focusing on being the cheapest. Their slow cards seem to be more reliable than their fast ones. Even SanDisk is dropping.

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