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Windows 7: Card Reader stop working

07 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Card Reader stop working

My built in card reader has stopped working. The Laptop use to be Vista home start x34 I had it upgraded to Windows 7 Ultm x64.

The Laptop is an Acer Asprie 4730z

Ok the problem is I have re install the drivers it works but for only 1 4gb Card the other cards will not work Also if I take the working card out the card reader says the card is still in. Also if I pop in a diffirent card. It acts like the 1st card is still in.

It worked fine till I went to reformat 1 of my cards and something went wrong. Can some one please help me get this fix I start school next week and some of my class are Online and I have to have the card reader working so I keep my home work and everthing on the cards.

one more thing it use to say
secure digital storage device or Removable Disk (E: ) now it says SD/MMC

I was told on another site that doing a system restore would help me is this true

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07 Aug 2011   #2

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

Hello jawsisra. Welcome to the forum.

If the device was working fine and then *something happened* and then it's not working fine then a System Restore could very well correct the issue.
That is if the issue is OS/Software related. Choose a date from before *something happened*.

It would help to know what happened. The window disappeared? The computer shut down? Sparks and Smoke? This information is helpful for us to determine if this could be a hardware or a software issue so we are not running in circles!
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