Toshiba portege can't read sd card

By parispete
Feb 20, 2009
  1. I have a tosh portege with an inbuilt scsi sd slot, but the card cannot be read. device manager says its working normally, and loading a card gets the xp gong. then my pc freezes briefly and the sd card shows 'unreadable' under 'properties'. tried three cards, no joy. any ideas?
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    definately a driver issue...
  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Go to Start->Control Panel->System->Hardware->Device Manager
    and look for yellow or red flags that might indicate a problem with a failed component or a driver.
    If there, you should go to the Toshiba Website for that model, and download the latest driver... or to the maker of the component that is failing.
    Download the driver to a location you know, then remove or disable the existing driver. Once that is done, install the newly downloaded driver.
    Report back.
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