Originally Posted by RikaStrom
You can save those SM chips when they crash? Would you tell me how? I've had three go TU on me, the reader tells me the chip is full, the book tells me the chip isn't even there. And with what those puppies cost, I want to reutilize them if possible.
There were a lot of flaky SM chips and even more so now given their age since manufactured (early 2000's).
I don't know of any way to "revive" faulty SM cards other than reformatting them in a card reader that is capable of reading them i.e. some of the "20-in-1" or similar units from Tigerdirect.com
The eBookwise 1150 will allow you to reformat the external (SM) card using the hidden menu that can be accessed when you turn on your reader while holding down the "page down" button AT THE SAME TIME. (see Item 2. under Fixing stuff: