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My SD Card Reader Won't Work, Need A Solution

The card reader on my Acer Extensa 4620Z notebook isn't working. I thought at first that it was just a faulty card but it has happened with all four of the cards that i've tried. I've tried switching from locked to unlocked and its the same. The laptop recognizes that there is a card, but when I try and open it it gives me one of the two error messages, "Please insert device into drive F:" or that it is not formatted and when I try and format it, it sais that it cannot be formatted. I have XP on this laptop, and I haven't been able to find a driver to see if that's the problem so I need help with this.

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  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    it stupiddd

  • Wisdom May 11, 2010

    Have you opened the card on any other computer? My Acer reads the SD card fine, but when I put it into my hp, it give me the format error. It technically shouldn't, but the card sometimes only works on the computer it was intended to work on, like trying to go from a pc to a mac with an ipod. It's not formatted to work effortlessly. The cards don't seem to be the problem, it's the reader, but the reader works, it's just a driver issue... so have the cards been used on another machine?

    P.S. You don't have to format the card in order for it to work.



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