SDXC Card Error: Location Is Not Available; The Device is Not Ready... What?!?

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  1. ChrisPanzer

    ChrisPanzer Active Member

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    So, last night I installed a SanDisk Extreme 128GB microSD card into my SDXC slot. Did a VHD mount, and migrated all my Dropbox data to it.

    As I am using it today, I seem to be getting this error over and over, at all random times:

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    What the heck is this?!?

    I am also noticing a significant drop in speed whilst using the SDcard, rather than the native SSD. I think I may just take the GB hit and re-migrate all my data back to the SSD, for optimal performance, and keep the SD drive as a 'trash drive' or download drive... hrrrmph.. Damnit!!!

    EDIT: BTW, once I manually remove and re-insert the micro card, the problem is remedied, so it's an easy fix, but I don't want to have to keep doing this over and over.
     
  2. GreyFox7

    GreyFox7 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    This particular SD card seems to be notorious for problems in the Surface, lots of posts about that.
     
  3. ChrisPanzer

    ChrisPanzer Active Member

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    Oh, I didn't know. Thanks for the nfo!
     
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    kristalsoldier Well-Known Member

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    So, is there any 128GB MicroSD card that does not have a problem working with the SP3?
     
  5. vsherry

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    I have a Sandisk Ultra, and it works flawlessly.
     
  6. ChrisPanzer

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    How many GB is it, Shearbear?
     
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    kristalsoldier Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. I think I will check this out. It does cost around £80!!!!!
     
  8. malberttoo

    malberttoo Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Indeed, there are a few cards that do not play well with the SP3. Perhaps we should get a list of known good performers and sticky it.
     
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    Am I missing something?
    What computer are you referring to?
    The SP3 has a micro SDXC slot
    Sandisk Extreme 128gb Micro SD????????
    The only Sandisk 128GB mSDSXc card I am aware of is:
    http://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Memory-Adapter--SDSDQUAN-128G-G4A-Version/dp/B00M562LF4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1420602468&sr=8-1&keywords=sandisk 128gb micro sd
     
  10. ChrisPanzer

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    You sure used a lot of question marks there, but I still have no idea what your question was... Does anyone else?

    Pretty much everything u said is what I said, and yes, thats the microSD 128GB card I have that 'isntplaying nice' with my Sp3.
     
  11. olimjj

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    The model that I referred to is an "Ultra" not an "Extreme"
    Can you provide a link to the Extreme card?
    The SP3 does not have a SDXC slot it has a Micro SDXC (mSDXC) slot, hence my confusion.
     
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    Maybe I messed up with the naming, sorry. Whatever the Sp3 SD card drive slot is called, and I have a sandisk microSD 128GB extreme class 10 card, that is giving me these issues...
     

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