Nintendo Switch: Copy files from old microSD card to new microSD card
I'm frustrated every time I upgrade my microSD card in my Nintendo Switch, because no matter what I did before writing the switchcp.bat batch file, nothing seemed to work. Everything I'd do would eventually make a microSD card unreadable by my Switch.
After toying around with this problem for hours, below are some conclusions I've drawn. I can't take responsability for any data loss or damage to your systems. However, I do hope they can help you:
- Don't copy your files using macOS or Linux. This is a big one. The ExFAT file system used by microSD cards of large capacity (microSDHC or microSDXC) is a proprietary file system by Microsoft. No matter how much licencing was negotiated between OS makers or how much backward engineering was done, only Windows seems to get reading and writing files on ExFAT file systems right. As a Mac user, I was determined to use macOS to do the job, until I tried with a Windows VM and saw all my prob