Formatting SD Card help

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    Hi, can anyone tell me how to format a new SD card?
    I can format it using Windows7 but I've heard it's not the correct format, can someone advise please.

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    55 views and no one knows how to format an SD card, surely someone knows
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    I Usually just format with Windows and honestly I have never once had a problem with any of my tablets reading them. You can format directly on your tablet as well using the option under storage in Settings. I've always Used windows only because I usually have data tr transfer to the card anyway.
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    You shouldn't have to format a "new SD card". Every one I've ever bought came preformatted as Fat32, which is what you normally want.
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    Ouite right of course. I tend to move and repurpose SD and microSD Cards often and I always reformat in the process. Still, formating Under windows works fine.

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