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Tech-com 25-in-1 card reader in vista

I am not able to open my sd card on vista. i am using 25-in-1 tech-com card reader. pls help.

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The reason its failing is because vista doesn't play well with certain SD cards.

more than likely your SD card does not support 1.8 volts. (Typically, most SD cards use 3.3 volts.) and your comp might be running a 1.8 volt SD host controller.

also this occurs because of a timing issue with the SD host controller. (might be why it works sometimes)

Luckily Microsoft has SILENTLY (typical) released a fix for this problem

you need hot fix 936825...... download it, install it and reboot.

I think this is the link for the page where the fix is (requires validation to make sure you actually own vista)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=E42FC131-6A76-4B27-934A-FB19DD323DAB&displaylang=en

If not, go here and search for 936825
http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com

give this a shot and see what happens first. you could still have it set as an unknown device for some reason (windows sucks)

if the fix doesn't work, kick me an email
good luck! let me know how it turns out,

Posted on May 07, 2008

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