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(Solved) - SD/MMC card reader not working !

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  • Started 5 years ago by mikehunt
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mikehunt
mikehunt
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Not sure if this is the right place to put this question but here we go :
HP Pavilion Slimline
Running Vista Home Premium SP2 32bit
Have had for some time now a problem with all my, SD/Mini/MMC/RS/Plus/Mobile, card slot it just won't read anything of any kind of SD/MMC card, tried everything i can and can't seem to get it to work could anyone please help ?
Think maybe i need to update the drivers or something, maybe someone could point me in the right direction or explain in plain english !
Thanks in advance !

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whs
whs
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Does the little green light by the card reader go on when you stick the card in? On some systems, the power to the reader is cut off if you use "safely remove" before you pull out the card. Safely Remove must not be used - use "Eject" instead. But when the power is off, it usually comes back with a reboot.

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ScottW
ScottW
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Does the card reader show up in Device Manager? How is it attached, USB, Firewire, other? Can you see the empty removable drives in the "Computer" folder?

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nerdygeek6
nerdygeek6
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m8 im currently uploading a video to utube on how u might fix it

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nerdygeek6
nerdygeek6
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here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjBE9IkYdbo

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nerdygeek6
nerdygeek6
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is there is a error or sommat when doing it plz tell me!

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mikehunt
mikehunt
Posts: 133

Hi there guys got this sorted, so thanks for all the support, what i did was,

opened control panel,
system and maintenance,
update device drivers,
disk drives,
then uninstalled each individual Generic flash /usb driver,
then rebooted

and bobs your uncle fannys your aunt and hows your belly for spots !
FiXED and Sorted !
Once again thanks for the help and support but at least if someone else has this prob they can try this method !!!!!!!

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LH
LH
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The drivers for my SD, MMC 's etc, come via Windows Updates.

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nerdygeek6
nerdygeek6
Posts: 26

u followed my instructions w00t!!!!!(sort of lol) it took me 3 hours making that vid and posting it!!!!
gratz

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whs
whs
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Nice video. But why did you not use a mic for the instructions rather than typing them into a notepad? And did you edit the video with WMM? Just curious.

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mikehunt
mikehunt
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Actually i didn't follow your instructions or watch your vid i just worked it out myself,but if i'd known there where instructions or vids i might of got it sorted quicker !
Thanks Anyway !!

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nerdygeek6
nerdygeek6
Posts: 26

hello whs... tbh i couldn't find my microphone and no i didnt itz straight of hypercam :D

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whs
whs
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understand, thanks.

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wiggles
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I did what it shows in the video and now when i plug in my card the light comes on, but nothing else happens. i click on a drive ( H,J,I,) and my screen goes white and computer says not responding. what now?

Posted 3 years ago
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LH
LH
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wiggles hi. Please start a New Topic for your problem. This one is very old, and is now closed.

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