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Windows 7: How do i use a 64gb sdxc card on my windows 7 64bit laptop?

04 Dec 2014   #1

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
How do i use a 64gb sdxc card on my windows 7 64bit laptop?

Hi, i have just bought a sandisk 64gb extreme pro sdxc memory card for my camera, it works fine in the camera and saves pics to it, but every time i open it in windows it tells me i have to format the card, when i do format it, it goes through the whole process and then tells me the operation cannot complete.

I know the card is formatted as exfat, does windows 7 not support this?

my laptop uses windows 7 64bit.

Can anyone please advise as i am not sure how i am going to get any pictures in the future onto my laptop.



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04 Dec 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

If you format it in the computer, you will loose the pictures.

Doesn`t the camera have a usb cord to connect to the laptop ? Much the same way as my iphone ?

Operating Systems that Support the exFAT File System
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04 Dec 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP

Not only will the pictures be lost but the camera may not be able to use it. Memory cards need to be formatted in the camera, different brands of cameras may do it a bit differently.
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08 Dec 2014   #4

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium

Hi, Just to update on this issue that im still getting.

I have just tested my Kingston card reader and my new 64gb sdxc card on another pc thatís also running windows 7 and hey presto, the card opens fine.

So i can now rule out it being the card at fault and also the card reader, it has to be something to do with my windows 7 on my laptop, not sure if anyone here would be able to offer any advice with knowing the above.

Unfortunately the obvious thing i would consider would be to just reinstall / repair install windows, but unfortunately my laptop, which is a Lenovo e530 comes with windows pre-installed and no discs to just reinstall, the laptop does have a function to do a factory reset from the built in installation setup files, but of cause you would lose everything and i donít really want to do that, i would rather look at ways to correct the issue first.

Can anyone please offer any advice?

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 How do i use a 64gb sdxc card on my windows 7 64bit laptop?

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