Solved 2 GB SD card showing only 55 MB after formating

September 22, 2013 at 23:40:01
Specs: Windows 7
I have one 2 GB and one 4 GB SD cards, on both I transferred same image files. It was been used for Raspberry Pi OS. But now when I try to use these cards just for saving purpose, the 4GB card is not being recognised and try to format under windows 7 it shows only 1 GB capacity and format it for the same. The 2 GB card also have same problem it shows only 55 MB capacity. Please help me to sort out this problem.

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September 23, 2013 at 00:57:30
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The Pi installation contains two partitions on the SD. A small FAT one (which seems to be the one you are seeing) and a larger Linux one. You need to use partition manager software, or specific SD format software, to revert the card to a single partition.

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