08-23-2019 07:52 AM
Trying to use the Micro SD card reader on my Pavilion Desktop but when I insert the card, nothing happens and it does not show up in my hardware list. Is this slot strictly for memory expansion? If so, can I use a USB micro sd card reader plugged into my USB port to access files on the card? Thanks.
08-23-2019 11:16 AM
Interesting inquiry. The 550 series has a SD card reader. You would need an adapter to use a micro SD card.
Have you set your Autoplay to "open" the SD card? Control panel, AutoPlay, look for Camera Storage , Memory card. And yes, you could use a USB card reader. I use the Transcend USB3.0 model linked here, it has SD and micro SD port.
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08-23-2019 01:27 PM
I went through the steps you suggested and yes the Autoplay was not on for the Memory card so I did turn it on, but still does not recognize the SD Card. I think I will go with the USB interface you suggested. Getting some new security cameras and they record on Micro SD cards and want to make sure I can access on my Desktop. Thanks again Wb2001.
08-23-2019 04:26 PM
Sorry for jumping in, you can also use an adapter to do the job
I know many vendors sell microSD cards and they include adapters, specially Samsung, Kingston (shown above), SanDisk ...
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