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thatsmerax
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card reader wont work

So i have a new hp pavilion g4-1125dx windows 7 home premium (64 bit)
i use sandisk sdhc card (8 gb) and it just doesnt readdd i tried the sandisk sd (1 gb) and it doesnt read that one too.

it randomly works sometimes :s these cards are good and i use them with my camera and they work perfectly fine i even trie using my pc and it worked with that. device manager says there is no problem but it just doent read . if i use the crad reader then it works but then whats the use of the inbuilt card reader . please help

thanks :smileyhappy:

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erico
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Re: card reader wont work

Hi,

 

Open Windows Explorer. Insert a multimedia card in the card reader.  You should now see the multimedia card as a drive with removeable storage appear in the Windows Explorer as in the following image. If you remove the card it should vanish from the list of drives.

multimediacard_reader.JPG

if it is not visible, then I recommend that you reinstall the card reader driver.

 

That can be done  while logged into Windows via the recovery manager. Windows start orb-->All Programs -->HP-->Recovery Manager. Choose Drivers and Aplications reinstall.

 

recovery1.PNG

 

Select the card reader driver from the available list of drivers and then click on Install.

 

drivers2.png

 

Best regards,

erico





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thatsmerax
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Re: card reader wont work

firstly thanks for replying

i tried inserting the card again . it still doesnt show.

 i dont know where the recovery manager is , i mean i tried searching for it but it isnt there .

i installed it again from the hp site but its still not there . im not extremely ood with computers please deal with me and help me fix this :smileyhappy: 

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thatsmerax
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Re: card reader wont work

ohk so i tried reinstalling the driver from another source and its wokring now thanks alott :smileyvery-happy: 

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