CAN NOT FORMAT SD CARD

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I can't format my micro SD card (8 GB). When i tried to format it ,the computer just keeps saying "Windows was unable to complete the format." The write protection is off. If i delete the files on it and when I refresh it the files are still there. What should I do?

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Hello niraakar,

Have you tried deleting your files with third-party software for data recovery? Most of them have the ability to write zeros to the storage devices. You can also try to format your SD card on another PC to see if you gain access there.
Also, make sure that you log in as an administrator on your PC, because otherwise you won't have the permissions to make changes to your external storage. You can navigate through this forum and search for help as its database is very rich.
Take a look at this thread, you might find it helpful: https://ccm.net/forum/affich-521939-i-can-t-format-my-8-gb-micro-sd-card

Hope that I helped.

KY_WD