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    My S3 turned off and when I turned it back on the SD card doesn't register. It won't let me remount it. I put the sd in my computer (via adapter) and it wants me to format. I came to this forum and followed the "chkdsk" instructions but when I run the command I get "Cannot Open for Direct Access" msg.

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    Welcome to Android Central! Unfortunately, the SD card may have become corrupt. This is a somewhat common complaint, especially with Samsung devices. I'm not sure if there is much you can do, although you could try searching the web for SD card recovery software or services.

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