[Solved] SD Card not Recognized by PC
You insert your SD card into the internal card reader, but the SD card is not recognized by PC and the SD card drive doesn’t show up. The problem can be caused due to driver issue, system issue and device issue. Following we will show you how to troubleshoot this problem.
Firstly, check if the problem is caused by driver issue. Go to Device Manager. You should see the card reader in the list. If it has a yellow sign beside it, the problem is most probably caused by driver issue. Then you need to update the driver. You can go to the device manufacturer’s website to find and download the driver for your card reader. Alternatively, you can use Driver Easy to download and install the driver automatically. After updating the driver, the problem will be resolved.
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Secondly, check if the problem is caused due to card issue. If the SD card is broken, it won’t be recognized by PC. You can plug the card into another PC to see if it works. If it doesn’t work either, you can try cleaning the card. After cleaning the card, if it still doesn’t work, the card is probably broken, you may need to have your card replaced.
Thirdly, check if the card reader works. If the card reader is stuck with dust, it will lead bad contact between the card and the card reader. Try cleaning the card reader slot and see if this solves the problem.
Fourthly, check if the card reader is disabled in BIOS settings. At the first screen after restart, look for a key to press for “BIOS” or “Settings”. Verify that the card reader has not been disabled in the BIOS settings.
Hope tips here help fix SD card is not recognized by PC.