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nimrodtal1
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HP Pavilion G6 SD card reader isnt working

Hi,

I have new HP Pavilion G6 laptop and i cant operate the SD cared reader. Any card pluged into the SD slot isnt recognised

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kamatr
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Re: HP Pavilion G6 SD card reader isnt working

Could you provide the exact OS information and complete product/model number of your laptop. You can get this information by pressing Fn+Esc key on your compuer if you havent changed OS which came with the notebook. 

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rkaiser311
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Re: HP Pavilion G6 SD card reader isnt working

i just bought this computer 2 days ago.  stuck the SD card in for the first time tonight, the computer does not recognize that there is an SD card.  nothing comes up. 

 

Product Name:  HP Pavillion g6 Notebook PC

Product Number: LW259UA#ABA

 

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itsba44
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Re: HP Pavilion G6 SD card reader isnt working

Mine doesn't work either and I have the same laptop as you..

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jabraham715
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Re: HP Pavilion G6 SD card reader isnt working

I just purchased the same laptop OCt 20th and am just trying out the SD slot and it is not working for me either. Is there a driver needed?

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g6user
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Re: HP Pavilion G6 SD card reader isnt working

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I have a Pavilion G6 also, and also having problems with the SD card reader  (Realtek PCIE card reader).

It appears that some SD cards are readable by this G6 card reader, and some SD cards are not readable by this G6 card reader.  

 

The problem SD cards appears to be with Toshiba contollers (so far, only ran into problem with 4GB SDHC card).  The SD card is working, when it's not readble by the G6 card reader, I can put it in a USB card reader, and it will work ok on the same G6 machine. 

 

Is there a compatibility issue with the Realtek card reader and SD cards with Toshiba controller?

 

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sprout_masher
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xpakou
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Re: HP Pavilion G6 SD card reader isnt working

i have the same problem too but my laptop is

 HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

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russella0
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Re: HP Pavilion G6 SD card reader isnt working

I know this is a bit of an old thread now , I was having the same problem. Looks like the card reader was disabled in device manager.

 

So, right click 'computer' on the start menu, then manage, click 'device manager'. Find 'realtek pcie cardreader' (under memory technology driver' and click 'enable'. Windows should find the device and you'll get a new drive letter appear.

 

Hope this helps

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fourmatic
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Re: HP Pavilion G6 SD card reader isnt working

update driver via device manager.Also check latest updates via Windows update(if your notebook is new).

 

For sure not the fastest and not so stable card reader..up to 2gb works fine(SD card is ok). But it works.I preffered USB ports anyway. :catwink:

 

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