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Media Card Reader problem

I have an issue with my Acer Aspire notebook. Since I bought the machine there has always been an issue with the built in 5in1 Memory card reader. Running Vista, the reader will read one SD card fine. When I remove the card using the safe eject of hardware all is fine but will not read anyother card even the same one after it is inserted again. What's more if i try to plug in a Memory stick DUO the whole machine hangs and crashes.

Any one have any ideas about this?


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Re: Media Card Reader problem

I'm not sure what is entailed in "using safe eject of hardware" on your set, but unless you are actually in (during) the process of reading or writing files to the card there is no need to use anything like that with SD cards. That may be causing some interference with subsequent cards, so I would try simply unplugging the card and plugging in the next with no intervening operations. that is how it works with evry card reader I have ever used.

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