Computer help forum: 15 in 1 card reader problem

by: Nich1668 February 24, 2009 12:08 PM PST

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15 in 1 card reader problem

by Nich1668 - 2/24/09 12:08 PM

The built in 15 in 1 card reader is pre-installed in the HP Pavilion Elite m9250f PC (original package)

It is not working properly for the last few days as everytime I insert a compact flash or any other photo media card, it will not load the photos for importing or viewing. It will only ask whether the disk needs to be formatted or not. This happens no matter what kind of card is inserted in the applicable slots. Tried shutting the PC down & re-starting, dis-connecting the card reader cable and re-connecting etc...same problem. The cards themselves should be fine as they all work in their applicable cameras or cell phones but only problem occurs when inserted to the card reader on the PC. Is the card reader damaged and should it be replaced?

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