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Doesn't work! This is a plug and play device. I plug it in and the "Safely Remove Hardware" pops up for a second, but then disappears. I can't find the card anywhere on the computer, not even on the Device Manager. I have a Vista computer [which I think is the problem] but the light on the reader is lit up the whole time it's plugged in, so it's not like it doens't have power. I know on this particular product it says that you need XP or a few others, but I have another post about a different product that reads Compact Flash cards made by SanDisk, and that doesn't wrok either. It didn't give any specs if it would be compatible with Vista. I would really like a solution to these problems! I may have to return these products otherwise.

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  • Anonymous Jun 23, 2008

    For some reason it's not reading the card i can see the icon but it says insert disk ......

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    soyo fm--sy-slim20gb with 1.8" Toshiba 20GB drive

    This USB device will not work with Vista Business Edition and probably won't work with any version of Vista. I have used the device on Mac OS 10.5.6 with no problems.

    It will show up in the list of items to be removed, it will not show up in Explorer as a drive.

    If you need to use with a Vista system, take it back and buy something else.


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VISTA DON'T RECOGNISE USB 1.1.
NEEDS TO BE 2.0

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