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#1 JetSnake

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Posted 13 March 2008 - 10:02 AM

I have a Dell XPS 410 with a built-in memory card reader in the front of the tower. I have a 4gig SDHC memory card for my camera, but the card won't work in the built-in card reader. For this SDHC I have to plug in the external card reader in the rear USB port in order to view this card. I have a smaller 32gig card that will work in the front built-in card reader. Is there any way to get my built-in card reader to read HC (high capacity) SD cards???

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Posted 13 March 2008 - 07:21 PM

If the card does not fit in the front card reader there's not much that you can do about that.
If it's just not read, then I'd suspect that the card reader wasn't designed for that type of card - but we'd need more specs on both the card and the card reader to tell for sure.
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Posted 13 March 2008 - 08:15 PM

From page 31 of your user manual:

"The Media Card Reader supports the following memory types:
xD-Picture Card
SmartMedia (SMC)
CompactFlash Type I and II (CF I/II)
MicroDrive Card
SecureDigital Card (SD)
MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Memory Stick (MS/MS Pro)"

From an SDHC card mfg.

"If a device manual does not list SDHC cards, or state it is "SD specification 2.00 compatible," the device cannot utilize these cards."

In other words, it won't work
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