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    SD Card not reading

    I have a Dell Studio 540 running Vista Home Premium x64 and it does not read SD cards.

    I have an SD card slot built into the pc and when I put the card in nothing happens.

    I have a SD card reader that plugs into the USB port and nothing happens.


    SD card is fine, SD card reader is fine, works on other machines just not this one.

    any advice? Thanks in advance

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    Re: SD Card not reading

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    Re: SD Card not reading

    ok tried that and the built in sd card reader for the first time when I put in an sd card the light next to it came on but nothing happened on the pc itself


    i used my usb sd card reader and it worked reading normal sd cards but not SDHC cards.

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    Re: SD Card not reading

    Chances are It might have got Corrupted or The Drivers may have been corrupted.

    Try removing the Driver and reinstall it after a reboot.

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    Re: SD Card not reading

    where and how can I do that?

    thanks

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    Re: SD Card not reading

    To do that go to Device Manager, expand the SD host adapters,Click on the SDCard entry and uninstall the driver.
    It would be good if you downloaded the driver to your desktop and when you go to reinstall click update your driver. When it asks do you want to go on line or browse your computer, pick browse and go to the downloaded file.

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    Re: SD Card not reading

    Quote Originally Posted by ilikefree View Post
    To do that go to Device Manager, expand the SD host adapters,Click on the SDCard entry and uninstall the driver.
    It would be good if you downloaded the driver to your desktop and when you go to reinstall click update your driver. When it asks do you want to go on line or browse your computer, pick browse and go to the downloaded file.
    Exactly.

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    Re: SD Card not reading

    You can download the driver for your Dell Studio here....
    Drivers & Downloads

    I don't see why people always go for Dell - HP, Sony & Toshiba is highly recommend than Dell.
    It's look good - but it's performance isn't good.

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    Re: SD Card not reading

    under device manager where would my built SD card slot be listed under?

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    Re: SD Card not reading

    It will be under SD Host Adapters. Click on the + and it should be in there.

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