I can't delete or copy onto memory card

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I can't delete or copy onto memory card

Postby darkchild101 on Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:50 am

Even after clicking open as administrator I still cant delete, copy or paste onto the memory stick. It says an error occured the, could not read the resource
please help
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Re: I can't delete or copy onto memory card

Postby momist on Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:08 pm

I don't think I can help you, but those who can would need some further information:
First, which Mint version are you using, on what hardware?
You mention first memory card, and then memory stick. Is this a USB stick, an SD card, or what? How is it connected, via a built-in card reader, USB adapter, or USB socket on the motherboard? Do you have alternative sockets you could try?

If you give some more to go on, maybe somebody can help. :)
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Re: I can't delete or copy onto memory card

Postby Mute Ant on Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:09 pm

Can not read the resource is like i-saw-it-arrive-but-i-did-not-see-it-leave. Pretend it's still there and use safely-remove-device, then remove the device. Not every connection survives repeated use so it might just be a bit of grubby on the card connector or a bit of wobbly on the USB.
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Re: I can't delete or copy onto memory card

Postby Flemur on Tue May 06, 2014 1:37 pm

With the card in, see if you can see it with gparted (install if needed):
$ sudo gparted
Select the card in the upper-right corner of gparted's GUI. Check it for errors.
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