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Old 05-06-2013, 10:56 AM   #133
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Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Device: 1 EE 3 PEs 2 Blk,1 Red(1 for parts)& Kindle Paperwhite, Notes 2 & 3
Thanks, I had given up hope. It seems that interest in the PE is waning, but I will give it another go.... I'll keep my PEs and EE going until they drop from exhaustion....

Originally Posted by akatonbo View Post
I had to start over from scratch with my PE due to a stalling-while-booting issue, so I got to do this all over again, and was having crap luck at it. Finally decided to reread the entire thread and not just the content-heavy first couple of pages, and lo and behold I see that I had actually posted in it the last time I did this. Yeah, you guessed it, the thing I said I had to do the first time around? Finally made it work this time, too.

So, for anyone else who's tried the lengthier and/or repeated suggestions and still had no luck? Format the CRAP out of that sucker with SDFormatter -- specifically, use the Full (Overwrite) format, not the Quick format -- and then go into Minitool to add the second partition (i.e. resize the original partition to a smaller size to make room for a second one, then create the second one). Both times -- today and when I did it the first time over a year ago -- that was the trick that sweet-talked my PE into recognizing the SD card as usable. Everything else worked like a charm.
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