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Dynex Mini Card Reader

I cannot get this to work on my mac laptop.  I have it plugged in, nothing pops up.  The CD is too small to be sucked in by my cd drive, and I cannot find the drivers online that will actually work.  Any help would be amazing.


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  • im awesome Feb 05, 2009

    ughhh i tried your idea and it didnt work!!! i am pissed off because i have been trying to get at it for days......please any more suggestions?? i have a macbook and i want to download itunes songs onto my phonee..helllppp

  • Giles Richards
    Giles Richards Mar 31, 2014

    Dynex card reader are a rip off! I been trying for several days to get it to work.I am running windows and one thing good about windows is when to add a device the wizards usally installs the drivers without a cd.I tryed to install the drivers from the cd that came with the reader and it will not load for nothing! When iI called for support I got the run around!!.I would never buy another product from Dynex as long as I live. They should be under investigation for selling card readers that do not work!!

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    Giles Richards Apr 08, 2014

    No one has a solution!!!

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I had this problem & after getting hung up on by dynex support and best buy I figured it out myself. 1-go to dynex site and download driver for mac http://www.dynexproducts.com/p-580-dynex-5-in-1-usb-20-mini-memory-card-reader.aspx this file will be named something like DX-CRMN1 Setup.fit will be encrypted and will open up a document with only symbols if you don't have a decompressor or expander. 2-You will need to download the stuffit expander at http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/20954 3- once you download that open the expander which will open a window with a blue circle and four arrows around it. DRAG THE DYNEX SETUP FILE INTO THE CENTER OF THE BLUE CIRCLE 4-After a few seconds a file will appear on desktop labeled something like Alcor generic (if thats not the name for you just look on your desktop for a folder that wasn't previously there) 5- at this point put your memory card into the card reader and the lights should start flashing on the front and the card will be recognized. At this point iPhoto opened and I was able to import the photos.
HOPE THESE STEPS WORK FOR YOU & LET'S NOT BUY ANYMORE CRAPPY DYNEX PRODUCTS. 

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Did not download sites yet! Will post when all is done

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