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My SD card slot won't work!!!!! This device cannot start. (Code 10)

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My SD card slot won't work!!!!! This device cannot start. (Code 10)

  • My problem seemed to begin after a series of updates were prompted to me and installed.  I'm not sure which updates they were, but shortly after I notice my SD memory card for my camera would not work through the SD slot in my computer.  The system information recognizes my card with a yellow exclamation point attachted to it.  This device cannot start. (Code 10) was the error I received.  I have a tried my card on a different pc and it works fine, I also tried unistalling driver and rebooting nothing there, I tried updateing driver and it doesn't find a better match.  I'm not having any luck finding help on other online sites I was hoping the computer savy people in this forum could help me.
  • what model laptop?
  • I have the same problem.  Just found this Microsoft KB article: Will try and find out where I can get the updated files.
    I will try it and hope to have some success.
    Good luck!
  • I have an Inspiron 6000.
  • I tried the microsoft patch. It didn't work for my XPS M170 notebook.  Anybody has any idea on how to resolve this issue?
  • I have a inspiron 9300 and it is doing the exact same thing i have been trying to find anything i can to fix it...

  • the last update i remember doing was for adobe.. anyone else have that
  • Same here.  Dell 6000 SD card slot not working......and it was fine 3 weeks ago!
  • I applied hotfix KB921413.....the computer now sees the drive, but...... I can only access the first jpeg.  I receive errors, etc.   SD card works fine when using a USB card reader.
  • I am having the same problem, my card reader suddenly stopped working on my Inspiron 6000, even on same cards that worked before. Has anyone found a solution?
  • I am having the same problem.  I have Vista on a Vostro 1500.  Has anybody found a solution to this yet? 

    Your help is appreciated!!!

  • gecko123--I had the same problem today on my Vostro 1400.

    I spent some time on the phone with support. Eventually, I updated the bios to the latest version (A09). That miraculously fixed the problem.


    Otherwise, you should definitely try the Microsoft Hotfix available for download via e-mail from:


    Also, you should update the Ricoh drivers from the Dell support site.


    Good luck!

  • Well I tried all of those... Updating my BIOS didn't do it, the hotfix I think is only for Windows XP, and updating the Ricoh drivers said that I already had the best available.  :smileyindifferent:  Any other suggestions?   please?