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Kalum
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SD Card won't read in my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6-6001sa) but it will work in my PC.

Hi, I am using Windows 7 64-bit, when I insert the SD card into my HP it doesn't read at all, however when it is inserted into my PC or my Brother's laptop it works fine.

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Re: SD Card won't read in my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6-6001sa) but it will work in my PC.

Try installing the latest version of the Realtek card driver from the web support portal.





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Re: SD Card won't read in my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6-6001sa) but it will work in my PC.

Hi, after installing the drivers the SD card still can't be read.

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Re: SD Card won't read in my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6-6001sa) but it will work in my PC.

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Is the card reader recognized by the operating system in the Device Manager? (look in Storage Controllers)

If there is no driver installed you should see a yellow exclamation point next to it. If it is not seen it is probable that there is a hardware issue instead of software. Right click any device and select scan for hardware changes to prompt the OS to look for the device.

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Re: SD Card won't read in my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6-6001sa) but it will work in my PC.

There's nothing under storage controllers but it says Realtek Card Reader under Memory Technology driver.

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Re: SD Card won't read in my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6-6001sa) but it will work in my PC.

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Re: SD Card won't read in my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6-6001sa) but it will work in my PC.

i have the same issue with my dv6. this thing been giving me trouble every since i had it. did a system recovery and everything, still slow and hangs up all the time. i have no added software and it test all hardware fine. uuugggggg!!!

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Re: SD Card won't read in my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6-6001sa) but it will work in my PC.

Hello Dakalow,

 

Take a look at this document, which provides troubleshooting steps that hopefully, will help resolve your issue.

 

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Re: SD Card won't read in my laptop (HP Pavilion DV6-6001sa) but it will work in my PC.

What attached file?  

 

I have this same problem (Pavilion dv6, where smart card/ digital media reader doesnt work).  And apparently does not show up in the device listing.   Brand new machine too -- approx 30 days old.

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Hello w_mcclure,

 

 

What is your product number and operating system?   If it is Windows 8, perhaps this document will help resolve your issue.

 

Thanks,

 

 

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