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Erase all or Format?
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Hey I'm just wondering whether there's any difference to erasing all images on a memory card, or formatting it?

I know on PCs erasing just means that you flag a file as deleted - the bytes of data are still there. As time goes on, the data gets fragmented and data access times get slower... Wonder whether it's the same with memory cards? Or is it a different ball game?

Perhaps a format once in while wouldn't hurt?
  


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Erase all or Format? - by shuttertalk - Sep 5, 2004, 20:08
Erase all or Format? - by Toad - Sep 5, 2004, 20:48
Erase all or Format? - by jericho - Sep 5, 2004, 20:51
Erase all or Format? - by Lak - Sep 5, 2004, 21:20
Erase all or Format? - by Petographer - Sep 5, 2004, 22:59
Erase all or Format? - by StudioJ - Sep 5, 2004, 23:16
Erase all or Format? - by matthew saville - Sep 6, 2004, 01:49
Erase all or Format? - by StudioJ - Sep 6, 2004, 02:10
Erase all or Format? - by adam - Sep 6, 2004, 02:28
Erase all or Format? - by matthew saville - Sep 6, 2004, 02:45
Erase all or Format? - by shuttertalk - Sep 6, 2004, 03:00
Erase all or Format? - by dewy - Sep 6, 2004, 04:11
Erase all or Format? - by peter - Sep 6, 2004, 04:40

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