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How do you format the SanDisk ImageMate® 12-in-1 Reader/Writer. it will not let me format a certain port of it. (removable disk G). if that helps any

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Unprotect the disk and use any utility program to format

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Does it recognise other make disks?
A DVD reader/writer may not recognise a blank disk for two main reasons;

The disk is not "prepared" or formatted for use,
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The computer has been instructed not to "auto run" new disks.

Either way, there is no other reason why it won't see a blank disk.
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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/92-in-1-USB-2-0-Memory-Card-Reader-Writer-MMC-SD-M2-CF_W0QQitemZ220293045447QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item220293045447&_trkparms=72%3A1437|39%3A1|66%3A2|65%3A12|240%3A1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14

One final point. Wherever you buy one from make sure it will read SDHC cards which a lot will not. The above does.
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It rather sounds like you're inserting the card after inserting the reader into the PC... am I wrong?

As long as the device is detected in the Device Manager (system properties), it should be fine.

Insert the card first, then insert the USB reader. From there, check that you get a drive-letter. If you do, great.. if it's brand new, it may require formatting the disk before you can open it and start putting things on it or using it in a camera.

When you say "no files are detected", i'm assuming you don't simply mean "there are no files already on the SD card"... because that's normal if it's new. =-]

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