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SD Card Reader won't work?

After inserting a new SD Card, nothing happens. It is not read or even notice a new device.

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  • morilori Apr 14, 2008

    Hi, i have the same problem, mine appears to not work with either sd or xd cards- i am running a smartmedia 5in1 card reader factory fitted to an AcerAspire sa80 - when i insert a card nothing happens. I did as suggested to look at the device manager - it appears that it isnt even there!! HELP

  • Anonymous Sep 25, 2008

    Acer laptop won't read SD card

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    Same problem for me.

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    Just thought i would help out. I have a HP pavilion DV5000 and my card reader (built into laptop) won't read my 8 gig card but it will read my 1 gig card. Must be a limit....

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    I just tried reading a 4gig SD card in my DV5000. No go, but it did read my 2 gig XD

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    the card reader is not not aknowledging my sd card... its like nothing is inserted..it lightsup for a second but thats it.. nothing else

  • Bleu_Cherry Apr 15, 2009

    I've got vista and I have a problem with the micro sd to sd card reader. It won't read whatsoever. Help!!

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    "SD Card Reader won't work?" problem

  • Bleu_Cherry May 11, 2010

    its about 4 GB...

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Have you tried other sd cards before or is this the first time?

if you have and its just this time it hasent make sure its working in your camera or mp3 player or where ever it came from :-)
if it works have a look in your device manager to make sure there are no problems with the drivers.

1 start
2 control pannel
3 system
4 then the hardware tab and click the device manager.

if there are anyproblems there is useually a little symbol next to the device just double click on it and have a look for the error code.

if all else fails try reinstaling the driver for your card reader or find an updated drivr download.

hope this helps

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

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SD card reader in my HP Pavilion dv7 stopped working, Cards work in other computers and cameras? How do I check to see if my drivers are installed/valid?

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This is a bit of a bummer solution, but i have just been using my 4gb card in my camera and then plugging the camera in via usb to get photos onto my computer. in this way i have been able to use the sd card.
this sucks though because it is a one way operation. i can put files onto the computer from camera, but i can't put files onto the card from the computer.

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Left my SD card in the laptop and now it won't read my SD card. What happen?

Posted on Mar 07, 2011

What is the size of this SD Card? We are beginning to conclude that the Reader in a 6230 can't read a card larger equal or larger than 2GB, we saw the same as this above except if we used smaller (256K and 1GB) cards thet worked fine.

Posted on Mar 18, 2008

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