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My card reader on my gateway laptop used to work but it no longer does. Nothing shows up in my computer. I have not installed anything recently other than microsoft updates. I am running windows vista home

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  • coldform Nov 22, 2008

    What would it be called?

  • coldform Nov 23, 2008

    The model Number is ML 6720. My quick acsess buttons(the ones for muting and vol. up and down, and playing cd's) on the top stopped working as well(much earlier) do you think they are related?


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Go to the device manager, Uninstalled the device and then restart the computer. The driver will get installed automatically and then it will work again.

You can also uninstall the updates and then check. If its a problem with Windows update then dont install the updates for the time being. Wait for more patches to be introduced from Microsoft.


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  • Indrajit Roy
    Indrajit Roy Nov 23, 2008

    Try inserting a Memory card and then check if it appears under My computer. You can also clean the Card reader with a Air spray to make sure the contacts are clean.

    If you can send me the Model no. of your Laptop I can check for the same. Since its a laptop and I guess the card reader is an internal one.


  • Indrajit Roy
    Indrajit Roy Nov 23, 2008

    Ok. In that case you need to reinstall driver for Intel Chipset.

    Please click on this link

    You have to enter the serial no. for your computer and download the necessary drivers and reinstall it. Also send me the serial no. so that I can look for it.



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