Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Error 0x80070079 SD card semaphore period timeout

07 Oct 2016   #1
SargeUSMC

Win7 Pro 32 bit
 
 
Error 0x80070079 SD card semaphore period timeout

So I did a search and found nothing definitive regarding this particular error in my application.

I have a Dell laptop with an i7 processor, an SSD drive and 8g of ram, running Win7 Pro 64 bit.

I put a 128G micro sd card into the sd card adapter and slapped into the slot. When I try to move files to the card, I get the error.

I formatted the card just for grins. It won't format NTFS, but it did format exFat @ default allocation unit size.

It doesn't seem to matter what size the files are that I'm trying to drop on the card. Large or small, it doesn't work. I have no firewall or AV running.

I've scanned thru posts from the past on the topic that didn't shed any light on my situation here.

If I try to slap this micro SD card into an adapter and plug it into a usb port and try to write to it that way, I get the same results.

Donno what to do from here. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Sarge

Semper Fi


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
Reply

 Error 0x80070079 SD card semaphore period timeout




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD playing games error 0x116, nvlddmkm.sys (display driver timeout)
Have been having this problem for a while now. From reading the forums I figured it must've been a faulty VGA. Tech support has replaced it for a brand new and have also given me a new PSU/Power Brick. Whenever I tried to do anything that was VGA-demanding, it would blue screen on me, even after...
BSOD Help and Support
Timeout error when launching a file
I'm getting a timeout error when using Universal Virus Sniffer to check for active file infections. I'm not sure how this is supposed to work but it downloads a randomly named file to: C:\Users\Chris\Desktop\Toolbox 2\Universal Virus Sniffer\random.exe The file does launch as shown by the...
General Discussion
SD Card semaphore Timeout?
Tried to load my 16GB SD card (which usually always worked before on this laptop with Windows 7 64 bit) but now get the error shown in screenshot. Specs: Transcent SD HC 16GB Windows 7 64 bit Sony Vaio laptop
Hardware & Devices
Screen Saver Timeout Period - Set or Change
How to Set or Change the Screen Saver Timeout Period in Windows 7 This will show you how to set or change the screen saver timeout period to specify how much user idle time must elapse before the screen saver is launched for you or all users in Windows 7.If you checked the on resume, display...
Tutorials
error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired
hello all, suddenly i am getting the following error message: error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired. this happens when trying to copy a 4gb file from my c: drive to my d: drive. i had been able to copy the folder (my thunderbird profile) with no problems at all....
BSOD Help and Support
SD Card Reader error upon insertion of card
Whenever I insert a SD card I get the following error: This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs Control Panel. I have tried associating the SD to...
Hardware & Devices


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:29.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App