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X250 Sim card not recognized (again)

Q: X250 Sim card not recognized (again)

I have recently acquired an X250 Thinkpad for work. As said work takes me well outside of Wifi areas, I have also acquired a SIM card to use with the built-in EM7345. However, while that worked originally (I inserted the card, it was recognized, I changed the PIN), the laptop no longer recognizes the sim when inserted.The solution suggested in another thread (enable WWAN in BIOS) does not apply to me, as it is enabled.My SIM card works in other devices, however, different SIM cards are also not recognized. Any ideas?I've switched the pre-installed Windows 7 for Windows 10, but the changed of PIN was already in Windows 10, so I doubt it had anything to do with that.

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I just finished installing an EM7345 WWAN card in my X250 running Win 7 and when I launch Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation I receive an error that the SIM cannot be read.  The support info for the error tells me that the SIM is not found. When I use netsh mbn sh read int=* from command prompt I also see that SIM is not inserted. I have verified SIM is correctly inserted.I have verified SIM works in another device. Any thoughts?  I have been scouring for guidance on this for quite a while now.

A:X250 SIM Not Recognized

HelloMake sure the wwan card is enabled in the BIOS Setup (Security -> I/O Port Access).

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Bonjour à tous,
Windows 10 only recognizes the X20 built-in battery, not the removable one
Only getting 2hrs 5min run time... vs what should be 20hrs+ if both batteries were working
Has anyone seen this problem?
Is there a fix coming from Microsoft or Lenovo?
Windows 10 ne reconnait pas d'autre batterie que l'interne sur ce x250.
Autonomie de 2h5 environ .... contre + de 20h si les 2 batteries fonctionnaient en duo.
Avez vous ce probleme de votre côté ?
Faut-il attendre une mise a jour du coté de Microsoft ou Lenovo ?
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A:X250 removable battery not recognized

Hi durieu,
Welcome to Lenovo Forums!
Can you please perform the below troubleshooting steps and confirm with the same.
1) Please confirm that you are using an original Lenovo battery.  It is possible that 3rd party battery firmware may be     different / incompatible.
2) Clear CMOS values - shut the system down, unplug AC and remove battery.  Press and hold power button                  several times for several seconds each time.   Then re-install battery and AC and restart and see if battery now             reports.
3) Uninstall / Reinstall the latest power manager version.
4) Check available BIOS updates or tips on support site for battery firmware updates.
Please find the support site link to get the latest drivers for your laptop.
To get the drivers for your laptop, click on Drivers and software in the product support page and under the option component select the latest version of driver which you want to update with the help of drop down option.
Please let me know whether the above steps helped you.
Thank you, have a good day.
Did someone help you today? Click on the ?upper half star? at the left side of the post to thank them with a Kudo!

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Hi, I recently purchased Sierra AirPrime EM7345 for my ThinkPad X250 & when opening the chassis to find already installed in the M.2 slot was a SanDisk 16GB SSD Sata card. There was only one slot for either momery card or WWAN card, I choose to install WWAN card but would also need memory card. How to have both at the sometime? Is it possible to add another M.2 slot or will have to use an external SSD M.2? Thanks.
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A:X250: possible to have BOTH M.2 SSD and WWAN card?

wilson638,there isn't separate slot for small SSD. This laptop can be equipped by the 2nd 2.5" drive (SSD including) in the DVD bay via adapter.Note, you have to remove cache application (Express Cache) before removing of the m.2 SSD.
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Hi, I have purchased my laptop with WWAN card upgradable, which as I read means that a WWAN can be installed, in order to have access to mobile networks. Which WWAN devices are supported by X250 ? Can I purchase it and install it myself without voiding the warranty?

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Currently have an Intel 8260. Seeing as these things are so cheap to aquire like 10USD here in China Is there any point to upgrade one of the latest models? What is the best of the best i can get to work in the x250? I see there are mostly improvements in stability, the triband cards are a little wider, not sure if that would fit but there is some space on the sides.  any thought?

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Can someone with x250 test some random non-Lenovo mpcie wifi card that is it working or not. I want to buy x250 but i have no clear answer still and i beg community help to really test wifi cards.

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I have an 8GB sd card i used while traveling and upon trying to get the pictures from it the computer does not recognize the card at all, no prompts, nothing. I have tried it in multiple pcs and macs and no response. My Cannon Rebel XS camera says no images found. However, when I plug it into my brother's Cannon PowerShot it actually recognizes and shows all pictures on the card. Does anyone have any reason why this is happening and how I can recover the pictures? I am not willing to just format to make the card work again, I must have these pictures.

A:SD Card not recognized in computer but recognized on camera

Have you tried leaving the card in the camera and attaching to the computer to d/l the pictures that way. I have an Olympus camera and the pictures will d/l fine with the card left in the camera.

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I'm adding a video card (a Geforce 9400GT 512MB pci-e 2.0 to a Dell Optiplex 320 computer. This should have been a 10-15 minute job but I've spent a good 8 hours or so trying to resolve this issue.

The computer had on-board integrated video so I disabled those drivers, turned off the computer, plugged in the new video card into the pci-e slot, fired it up, video showed up while plugged into the video card so I logged into windows and then tried to install the drivers. The disc that came with the video card says "No supported hardware is found in your system." I downloaded the most recent drivers from the NVidia site and it said the same thing. I checked the current video adapter being used and it said "VGAsave" so I looked in device manager and there's an ! next to "PCI standard PCI-to-PCI bridge." I figure this is the problem and why the video card isn't recognized so I look at the properties for that and it says "This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. (Code 12)"

I've done a lot of research and reading but I can't find any solution to this. I tried to uninstall the integrated video and completely get rid of the drivers using a driver sweeper program and that didn't work. The only setting in the BIOS for video is to either have "Auto" or "Onboard". I have it set to Auto but there is no way to disable the onboard video card within the BIOS. I've u... Read more

A:Video card Hell. VGAsave, code 12, card not recognized

Instead of deleting the onboard, try to disable it in device manager.

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"The card supplied was not recognized. Please check that the card is inserted correctly, and tightly."

I ran some updates on an employee's computer and now when I start it up, I receive this error if the aircard is in the PC Card slot. I understand it's misinterpreting it as being a security card or whatever the case may be but I don't understand why or how to remedy it.

Anyone with a similar experience or that can shine a guiding light?

A:"The card supplied was not recognized..." Login issue w/ Aircard in PC-Card slot

What are some other good tech support sites? I work in IT myself and don't use forums for them nearly as much as I should.


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I've removed all traces of my old nVidia card's software. (My 9500 gave up the ghost not long ago when the fan failed and the GPU burned up) My computer did not recognize the new card, an ATI. I manually installed the drivers from the disk that came with the new card, but the computer refuses to acknowledge that there's even a card connected. The Device Manager can't see it. The cooling fan runs, but the monitor remains stubbornly blank whenever I reboot. It is indeed seated properly, before you ask. My question is this--what might cause a computer to fail to recognize hardware? A BIOS error, maybe? Motherboard failure? Any advice you can give me is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance! Oh, here are my basic system specs:
ASUS m2n68-am motherboard,

A:New card not recognized

Might be a dumb question, but I have to assume the worst in people here sometimes. Does this card require a power source of any kind? 4 or 6 pin connector?

You didn't give much detail on what gpu you have now

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I have a 4 gig Kingston HC SD card that I use in my camera. However, neither of my 2 computers, Dell Demension E521 running Windows XP SP2 nor my Acer laptop running Windows XP Pro nor 2 computers belonging to 2 of my friends, will recognized the card.

The card records photos just fine and I can download them to my computer via USB connection.

All of the above computers will recognize cards of 2 gig or less capacity.

I purchased another 4 gig SD card manufactured by Sandisk but it, too, was not recognized by the above computers.

What is wrong ?? Is there some software switch that I must activate ??

Thank You, Gary

A:4 gig SD card not recognized

You are probably running into a size limitation in your older computer card readers. Confirm the specs of the readers on your systems to see if that is true or not.

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I installed this USB PCI card:

5 Ports High Speed USB 2 0 PCI Card Expansion Kit 4 External 1 Internal for PC | eBay

when I booted, I didn't get any alert that new hardware was installed.

I think I installed it correctly into the motherboard.

Is there a driver that I need to install? or it's probably becuase it is not installed correctly?


A:USB PCI card not recognized

The best way to see if it's working is to try it. If it isn't working, then yeah you need drivers. As to which ones, well you'll have to figure that out since I can't tell what card it is. You should have gotten some documentation with the card telling you where to at least look for drivers.

Good luck.

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I installed the Promise ultra 100 card and its drivers. There's no yellow mark beside it in Device Manager and no hareware problems in system tools. I installed the Maxtor 40 HD with the ATA 80 wire cable and tried to fdisk it to partition. Comp could not locate a fixed disk. I went to Promise support site and it suggested changing HD in cmos from auto to none. However, on this site, one of your threads on pci controller cards, it was suggested that the onboard pci controllers be disabled.

I haven't tried Promise suggestion yet because I was down for most of the day after trying to reboot with the original HD re-installed. I had to make changes in the bios to finally solve the problem. What steps would you recommend me taking to determine origin of non-disk recognition problem?

Thank you, Don

A:HD not recognized on PCI 100 card

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My 2GB SD Digital Media memory card is not being recognized in "My Computer". I have try taking it out and putting it back in. It doesn't work. I also did some researching and looked into uninstalling the SD card program, there was no such program. I really don't know what to do. Help!

A:SD card not recognized.

Did you try your SD card in another computer to see if it works?

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I have an ATI Radeon 4650 card (dual DVI ports) which is working perfectly. That is in a PCIe slot on the board. I have two monitors running well. I also have third monitor which I'm trying to get running but can't. I've installed one card in the second slot (PCI slot) that is the NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS PCI card. It too has a DVI port and also a VGA port. I'm aslo running Win7 enterprise 32-bit.

The problem is that the PCI card is not even being recognized as being connected to the system. It's fan is spinning, but Windows refuses to show it in the Display Adapter listing. I've also tried placing it in the other available PCI slot on the board and it's not being recognized there either.

I've scanned for hardware changes and nothing shows. I try installing the latest driver version from NVIDIA but it refuses to install b/c it doesn't see any card that the drivers would work for. I've even tried unzipping the driver package, and then manually installing the drivers as "legacy hardware" and it still will not see the drivers or card.

I'm stumped. I also had a problem getting Win7 to recognize an older VGA card at the same time with the ATI Radeon card. Well, it saw both cards, but would not turn them both on at the same time. If the VGA card was in it would only display on that adapter and not the ATI one. If you took the VGA card out then it would display on the ATI one. But it won't show to all the displays. It's almost as if you can only have one graphics card ... Read more

A:Card not being recognized at all

Could the problem be that I'm trying to run an ATI card and an NVIDIA card at the same time (two different manufacturers)?

Are they any ATI cards or NVIDIA cards that are PCIe that run at least 3 displays at 1920x1200 and fit within a minitower (Dell Optiplex 745)?

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I am having a problem with memory cards (SD) contents being recognized on a Windows 7 Pro machine. I am using an internal card reader, and have virtually eliminated it being a hardware problem because a new replacement unit gives the same results.
The first time a card is placed in the reader after the computer is booted, the card is recognized but not the contents. In Windows Explorer, the card is designated "Removable Disk (H)". When I attempt to navigate to the contents, a window opens titled "Insert Disk", prompting that a disk be inserted into the drive. The card is already in the slot.
I can correct this on subsequent card insertions by clicking on the "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media" icon in the system tray. When clicking on the specified card/device (only item showing) I am prompted that "Removable Dish (H)" is currently in use". There are no applications open including Windows Explorer. Of the choices given, (Cancel, Try Again and Continue) selecting Continue results in an indication that it is safe to remove the hardware.
When I remove the card and replace it, I don't get the expected Autoplay prompt, but when I open Windows Explorer the disk shows with the same drive designation, but this time with the volume showing instead of "Removable Disk". I can then navigate and find files and folders on the card.
Removing the card again and reinserting it using the same procedure the second time results in ... Read more

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Machine specs: Antec 900 ATX case, Tyan Tiger K8WE S2877-G2NR mobo, Dual AMD Opteron 275 dual-core @ 2.2GHz, 3 GB Ram, 2x BFG Nvidia GeForce 9600GT, in SLI config, 2x Seagate 750GB 7200RPM SATA HDD's Thermaltake Black Widow 850 W power. LG CD/DVD/RW Creative Sound Blaster SE (model SB0570)

Dual Boot

OS Drive 1 Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

OS Drive 2 Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Problem: Sound card works fine in 32 bit, but is unrecognized in 64 bit. All other systems nominal

Solutions tried to date. (1) Sound card un and re-installed. (2) SB solution SID 82669 (force detection through LGPE, D/L and install new drivers)Failed.

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer. Karma

A:Sound card not recognized by 7 x64

My PC specs in 32 bitMy PC specs in 64 bit

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Hi all,

My daughter has a satellite s50-b-13e with Windows 10. This laptop has both an intel graphics and an AMD Radeon graphics card but it seems the AMD is not recognized. There is no mention anywhere in the configuration of the AMD and Furmark doesn't find it either. I suspect the driver is simply missing. Where can we find a windows 10 driver for the AMD Radeon 7 to solve this problem?


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I am having a problem with memory cards (SD) contents being recognized on a Windows 7 Pro machine. I am using an internal card reader, and have virtually eliminated it being a hardware problem because a new replacement unit gives the same results.
The first time a card is placed in the reader after the computer is booted, the card is recognized but not the contents. In Windows Explorer, the card is designated "Removable Disk (H)". When I attempt to navigate to the contents, a window opens titled "Insert Disk", prompting that a disk be inserted into the drive.
I can correct this on subsequent card insertions by clicking on the "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media" icon in the system tray. When clicking on the specified card/device (only item showing) I am prompted that "Removable Dish (H)" is currently in use". There are no applications open including Windows Explorer. Of the choices given, (Cancel, Try Again and Continue) selecting Continue results in an indication that it is safe to remove the hardware.
When I remove the card and replace it, I don't get the expected Autoplay prompt, but when I open Windows Explorer the disk shows with the same drive designation, but this time with the volume showing instead of "Removable Disk". I can then navigate and find files and folders on the card.
Removing the card again and reinserting it using the same procedure the second time results in the Autoplay window opening and... Read more

A:Contents of SD card not recognized

If you have all the data off of the card try formatting it with this. You will lose everything left on the card. Download is on the left.

SD Card Formatter

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hey forumites! just installed an netgear ethernet card and took out the origial 56k modem out i have the netgear drivers but the hardware manager doesnt tell me that a new item has been added.i then restarted in dos and ran the diag program on the driver disk, which said "check if IRQ for PCI bus has been assigned in rom bios" and if this doesnt work then my eprom may have been erased. ive managed to disable the old modem i think but as far as the rest of the intructions go ,im not sure what i should be looking for in the menus.
Also, this machine is so slow when you first turn it on, before an after i fitted the hd, it just hangs there for 30 40 seconds with the paccard bell logo then it loadsup xp at normal speed.alwys appreciate the help

A:ethernet card not recognized,

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Alright everyone... I'm always helping out... now i'm asking for help...

I've dual booted windows 7 onto my computer on a spare hdd... It automatically found most of the drivers for my computer when I hooked it up to the internet so i'm good there...

HOWEVER... I put in my sprint air card (595u) and nothing happens... as if i've never plugged it in... not even so much as "new hardware found"...

I've installed both wwan controller softwares that sprint offers for the air card but nothing... it never recognizes that it's being plugged in...

any ideas? I know it's not a corrupt OS, it was just installed, lol, and it recognizes other things... just not the air card...

maybe it's not compatible with windows 7 yet?

A:Air card not recognized on Windows 7


From this link: http://www.evdoforums.com/thread11349.html

This thread will disuss the compatibility between Windows 7 beta and the Sierra Wireless 595 USB EVDO Modem (also called the 595U).

If you a problem OR a solution for win7, please post it to this thread to share with others.
and the answer was:


FIRST be connected to the internet. WIFI ethernet dialup whatever.

Install Sprint Smartview
it will say it doesn't recognize operating system... go ahead and let it finish then restart.

Then install the driver from sierra wireless at the address below


You need to be connected to the internet so that it can download drivers from MS During these installs.


Plug in your card and start Smartview

I hope that works.



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Recently ran a bunch of malware / antivirus programs to get rid of a zeroaccess trojan. (malwarebytes, mcafee, cccleanter, eset, hitman). Was finally able to get rid of the viruses in the services.exe and desktop.ini files. However once they were cleaned and got everything back to normal, I'm having problems with my video card being recognized by anything. Only recognizing the Intel® and not my Nvidia gtx 560M. It's not listed on the dxdiag page, not showing up as a selectable option for The Elder Scrolls Skyrim. Was working fine a few hours ago. It's listed under device manager just not showing up anywhere else. Just wondering if getting rid of those viruses might have deleted some needed .dll or something. Already tried re-installing the updated drivers and updated my bios. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Video Card not recognized

Hi tbcollins,I understand that your card is not being recognized correctly. This could have been from the payload of the malware. The malware may have deleted the driver files, or registry entries. Could you please press (Windows+R) and type "mmc devmgmt.msc" then locate your Nvidia GTX 560M under (Display Adapters >>Your Card) if it is there, and has a yellow or red exclamation mark or X mark, then right click the device and select "Properties" and copy the contents in "Device Status" in this forum using the <> button at the top of the editor. If there is no device, please report. Also, because this is a mobile graphics card, it indicates that you are using a laptop. Could you please specify which laptop you are currently using so I can better identify the issue?


Eric Bennett


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I have an old Windows 98 SE computer, and I reinstalled Windows without making a backup of all the drivers. (stupid, I know... I wasn't really thinking about what I was doing)

A friend built the computer for us a long time ago and upgraded a lot of it a few years ago. It has an ECS L7VMM3 motherboard and an ASUS V8170 MAGIC graphics/video card. The motherboard has an onboard VGA port, which is what my monitor is connected to. I am trying to install the driver for the graphics card, but I'm having trouble doing so.

It's obvious that it isn't working, mostly because when I plug the monitor into the card it doesn't work. I tried downloading the graphic card's driver from the ASUS website, but whenever I try to install it (by right clicking on the desktop, choosing properties>advanced, then changing the driver), I think it changes the driver for the onboard graphics rather than the graphics card, because it still doesn't work.

Does anyone have any ideas as to how I might get my graphics card to be recognized?

A:Graphics card not recognized

The video card may have software that needs to be installed as well as the drivers to ensure correct functioning. Asus may provide this software for you to download, as well as additional support on thier website. Also, is it listed in the device manager ?

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After reading the other 2 threads on graphic cards not recognized, I'm still in a funk. I recently installed a Gigabyte Radeon 7750 Graphics card into my computer. The monitor seems to work fine, but running DirectX shows that the graphics card is unavailable. I used Drivesweeper to remove the old NVIDEA files, attempted to update my BIOS (See Below), and updated the driver for my card from the Gigabyte website.

AS for the BIOS. On Acer's website, M1641 was not on the list for available downloads, only the M1640. Heeding the warnings carefully, I decided to contact Acer's help desk. They directed me to Seneca since it was refurbished. Seneca told me to go to Acer because my computer was too old for them to help me.

I think I have attached everything that you needed.

A:Graphics card not recognized.

It'll sound dumb, but did you install the new AMD drivers?
Global Provider of Innovative Graphics, Processors and Media Solutions | AMD

Go to support and drivers, top right ccorner, and select your card.

found them

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I just bought a friend's 6 month old laptop, but the sound card doesn't seem to be recognized. First, Windows Media gave me the message "Cannot play back the audio stream: no audio hardware is available, or the hardware is not responding." When I checked the "Device Manager>Sound, video, and game controllers" it listed Audio Codecs, Legacy Audio Drivers, Legacy Video Capture Devices, Media Control Devices, and Video Codecs.

System info:
Toshiba Satellite A105-S2051
version PSAA2U-049018
serial # 36317718Q

Rev. 0.4b

ATI RS400/133 Host Bridge

Can anyone tell me what I need to do to fix this?

A:Sound card not recognized?

Perhaps the drivers are bad? Drivers are small programs that lets the hardware communicate with windows.

Go to Toshiba's website and download the latest ones.

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Hi I?m hoping someone can help me out, I have an old acer aspire 5050 laptop I use for work and a month ago the sound began to stutter like playing a cd when it starts to skip. Now it won?t work at all when I open task manager there is no sign of the onboard audio chips set. I?m no expert but I?m also far from a computer numpty. I?ve tried to do a system restore and I?ve tried to reinstall the driver and run windows update, If it was a desk top with a PCI sound card I?d swear someone had removed it.
Also at the same time or around that time the CPU began to reach 100% very easily when using programmes I?ve ran a virus check and done the msconfig disabling pretty much everything also I?ve uninstalled pretty much every program but the CPU still reaches 100% easily making the computer very slow. It?s fine if I?m just browsing the net or using MS word but try and use stuff like Nero or adobe pdf and it just freezes or runs slow. Thanks in advance for any help you can offer as it?s got me beat.

A:Sound card not recognized

You could try installing Ccleaner from Piniform in a effort to make you computer run *more effectively*
Have you tried downloading and installing a freeware sound driver like Realtek OR downloading the most recent audio driver for your particular machine from the manufacturer ?
There are also USB sound cards you can buy now here's one from Creative

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Hey all. My video card recently started failing so I went and picked up an ATi HD4650. I turned off onboard video but it's not recognizing the new card. Uninstalled all the old drivers and even loaded the new ones, but still no luck. I went to Device Manager and searched for hardware changes but nothing came up.

There is power to the card as the fan is spinning.

My motherboard has an nforce chipset, but still uses a PCI-e slot. The mobo is a Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2. Anybody tell me what I'm doing wrong?

Forgot to mention I'm on Windows XP Sp2 64bit

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I Have installed a Samsung EVO select 128 GB microSDXC card in my spectre x2, but it does not recognise the new memory in file manager or storage.

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Today, I downloaded and installed build 7100 of Windows 7 after a great experience with build 7000. However, I do the WEI and it tells me I have no graphics card, even though I do. It's an older 128MB ATI Mobility RADEON X1400, and it ran Aero just fine with build 7000 with no problems. Should I try using a newer driver, or something else?

A:Graphics card not recognized

I have a similar setup and similar conditions. Aero ran just fine under 7000 now 7100 is telling me that I have standard VGA card. I have tried everything from Vista OS drivers to compatibility mode and Windows Update.
If there is anyway with knowledge on how to fix please update!

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Hi Everyone,
i havent been able to find a solution on the web about the issue i am experiencing,
The issue is following:
The Notebook has a SIM Card Slot and we installed a Sim in it, installed the current Driver and everything. Unfortunatly i am not able to Access it in any way. It doesn't Show up on the WiFi networklist at all.
So i cant even unlock it with the pin.
Anyone have a succetion i might try?

Thanks in andvance.

A:E5570 LTE Sim Card not recognized

Did you install a WWAN card that is compatible with your service provider's network?  The SIM card by itself will not connect to the network - you must have a WWAN card in the system for it to function.

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This is with reference to an earlier post that is now locked:

I recently tried to access an old Compact Flash card using the same card reader as the post above (green light on reader for CF option, Windows XP), and had the same problem. Had not accessed/used both the card or reader in a while but the last I used both (about 5 years ago) they seemed to work fine. I tried the workaround suggested at the end of the above thread but my device does not show up under 'Disk Management' (neither in the top or bottom windows). I've also tried plugging in the reader & card into a Windows 7 machine and a Macbook, both with same results (CF light on card reader is green, but neither machine recognizes the USB device). Help appreciated. Thanks!

A:Card Reader not recognized

waste of time trying further - card reader is faulty as shown here
I tried the workaround suggested at the end of the above thread but my device does not show up under 'Disk Management' (neither in the top or bottom windows). I've also tried plugging in the reader & card into a Windows 7 machine and a Macbook, both with same resultsClick to expand...

UNLESS with no card inserted in device manager card reader shows as on my screenshot

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I got a Micro Sd HC 4 GB card to use for my phone and it is not being recognized by my computer, which is running Windows XP.I have tried this:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923293but it did not work.Does anyone have any help on this?

A:Micro Sd HC 4 GB card not recognized

I had the very same problem running XP home trying to read a micro SanDisk 4Gb SD HC. My fix I do not actually understand but what worked was buying a USB micro SD reader that stated specifically that it supported the SD HD (high density) cards. The one I bought was a SanDisk brand. I would have expected all readers to be pinned out identically but there must be a difference somewhere. I did not need to load any software specifically for the SD HD reader.

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Hey guys bought a desktop from Costco a couple of years ago.  I need to upgrade the video card.  this is what I have: motherboard = MS7778  it has an integrated video card.Desktop HP Envy 700 147CBIOS: 80.52Windows 8.1  Ok, We slapped in the 660TI in the PCI 16 slot..  NO Dice. Went to BIOS, no option to disable onboard graphics, but we disabled the Secure Boot, and Enabled LEgacy mode.  And Disabled PCI Express security. Disabled the onbaord gtaphics card in Device Manager.  No Dice.Uninstalled the onboard graphics driver, no Dice. The Device Manager will NOT see, recognize or show the 660TI card.  The 660ti driver installer will not install becuase it says no card present. Any ideas? Andres and Gavin.

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-HP Pavilion p6750z Desktop PC
-AMD Athlon(TM) II 250 dual-core processor
-512MB DDR3 AMD Radeon HD 6450 (PCIE)
-Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Hi. Any help with this problem would be greatly appreciated!

So, two weeks ago I bought a desktop PC from HP. I wiped the drive to get all their vapor ware off, installed my software and everything went fine. Windows Update recognized the hardware on my machine and downloaded and installed the appropriate drivers after the wipe.

Here's the problem. My girlfriend followed suit two weeks later and asked me to do the same thing for her. Our machines were slightly different but for the most part I expected a similar experience. Except it wasn't. This time Windows Update failed to recognize the Video Card after the wipe.

So now she has this nice video card sitting in her machine using a Standard VGA Adapter instead of the Radeon drivers it needs. No matter how many times I download and install the Catalyst software from ATI's site it doesn't catch. What am I doing wrong?

Do I need to flash the BIOS? Is that too drastic? If so, is there a place I can go with instructions on how to do it?

Thanks again for any help you can offer. Over the years I've done this fresh wipe routine for friends and family many times and this is the first time I've had this happen!

A:Video Card not recognized

Have you tried getting the latest driver from AMD for your card and Windows 7 64 bit?

If not, please get it and try to install it.


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I just acquire a Z30-B-12E, updated with Windows 10, and I installed the sim card from my smartphone, but Windows does not recognize and told me there is no card sim.

By the way, I take this opportunity to ask if people have managed to reverse the scroll of the touchpad.

Thank you

A:Portege Z30-B-12E - 3G/4G Sim card not recognized

This can happen because of the windows hybrid shutdown. Try to use reboot instead of shutdown and manual power-on. If this does not work, try to shut down your Notebook and go directly into the bios. Then perform a reboot. It should detect your card after some tries.

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I would try to find the resolution before posting, but Windows 7 doesn't recognize my graphics card and i forgot which one it is i had, so i couldn't search for the exact model amongst the forums.

I have a Dell XPS M1530 which came pre-installed with Windows Vista. When i upgraded a couple of days ago to Windows 7, most of my video games stopped working giving me errors that, after i looked them up, refer to problems with the graphics. I looked up solutions and most said to get the most recent driver.

I tried automatically updating the driver for my graphics card through the device manager, but it said i already have the best/most recent driver installed. My question is: How do i find out which graphics card i actually have (currently it says i have a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter), and where can i find the driver for it to get my games to work. Also, my report from the directx diagnostic tool returns the following (if this helps).

Card name: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
Manufacturer: (Standard display types)
Chip type: NVIDIA
DAC type: 8 bit
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0407&SUBSYS_022E1028&REV_A1
Display Memory: n/a
Dedicated Memory: n/a
Shared Memory: n/a
Current Mode: 1440 x 900 (32 bit) (1Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic Non-PnP Monitor

And driver info:

Driver Name: vga
Driver File Version: 6.01.7600.16385 (English)
Driver Version: 6.1.7600.16385
DDI Version: unknown
Driver Model: unknown
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
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A:Graphics Card not recognized

Try downloading CPU-z from Majorgeeks.com

It will tell you motherboard, memory, & GPU (graphics card)

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My SD Memory card is not being recognized in my computer or in my camera. It used to work just fine. Other cards are being recognized as normal. I assume this means it is a problem with the card, but I have tons of pictures on there that I have not taken off the card yet. If there is some way the card can possibly be fixed, that would be the best option, but if not, is there any way I can at least get the pictures off the card before trashing it?
Thank you.

A:SD card not recognized. Is it fixable?

This may sound like a dumb question; however, have you wiped off the connectors? Outside of physical damage and improper use, there are few things that can cause it to stop working.

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I have a Compaq Evo on the bench right now (P4/512/XPPE SP1) which does not recognize the sound card on the mobo. There is an additional video card in an expansion slot and the "stock" video port does not work. Could this somehow be related to the sound card not being recognized? If so, is there a jumper or something I can reset to fix this? Thanks!!

A:No Sound Card Recognized

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I don't have access to any of my optical drives or card reader. The computer sees them, but when I try to access them an "Access Denied" error is returned.

I have tried uninstalling the drives, and uninstalling the IDE controller but no joy. Even an external USB DVD drive returns the same error. I also used the system restore to load a fresh copy of Windows, still no joy.

Recently I changed my AV to Avira from AVG. It picked up a trojan, which I had it delete: The report;

"Virus or unwanted program 'TR/Spy.Banker.vk.1 [trojan]'
detected in file 'C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ecr06y05.default\Cache\C6E618CEd01.
Action performed: Delete file"

The closest thing I've been able to Google about the problem is this thread at cdfreaks.com : http://club.cdfreaks.com/f61/lightscribe-not-being-recognized-155950/

Here's part of the suggested solution:

Originally Posted by Djolondoro
Hi, here a reply from The Netherlands in Europe. I had the same problem with Lightscribe, but I have the answer.
First you have to go to the Event Viewer. In the Application Log you see the following error of LightSrcibe Service:

Win32 Error : Function: [HurricaneClientProxy::OpenCDROMDevice] Error opening class device \\.\CDROM0 returned Win32 Error: 5 Description: Access is denied.

You can solve this problem as follows:

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A:No CD, DVD, or Card Readers Recognized

Does it work normally without lightscribe?
Disconnet them, one at a time, and run the computer without one until you narrow it down.
Isolate the problem by reducing your component set to the minimum, then adding devices back in, one at a time.
This is a common symptom of the early stage of some eMachine motherboard failures, so look your board over very carefully for brown or copper tinged rainbow effects on the motherboard along any circuit lines. Do the sniff test for unusual flavors.

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My motherboard no longer recognizes my AGP video card.

The mobo is a Abit SG-80 motherboard w/onboard video and the video card is an ATI AIW 9600 AGP w/256mb, 500w ps.

The real headscratcher here is that if I take another AGP card (ATI 7000) the card comes up rather than the onboard video. I have put the AIW into another computer and the video card works. So, the mobo slot is good and the video card is good.

Once in a blue moon the AIW does come up but it is really hit and miss and lately I can't get it working even with reseating. I have also flashed the BIOS to the most recent with no success.

Any ideas? Is the card or mobo defective?

Many thanks.

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Hi there,

We have just bought a radeon 7000 pci video card but when we put into the slot computer freezes on startup. We are running Windows 2000 on an HP Vectra 400. We aren't sure if it's a Windows problem or the computer but have tried everything including disabling all the graphics accelerators and video drivers and nothing works.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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We just bought an 8GB SDHC Transcend micro SD card from amazon. I did not realize there were probs. I put it directly into my tower in the card slot and nothing pops up. If I put my regular old 2GB micro SD in the slot, it immediately pops up, but not the SDHC card. Is there a fix for this? Something I can download to make it recognized or did I waste my money and get a piece of junk? Please help. This was actually my son's money; he wanted this, and I did not realize there was an issue with these until I googled the prob and had tons of people's complaints pop up.

A:SDHC card not recognized

Your flash reader is not SDHC compliant. Many SDHC cards come packaged with a small USB adapter. The SDHC card is (likely) not junk.

Transcend 8GB SDHC Card And Compact Card Reader - TS8GSDHC6S5W

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Hello folks,

I have an HP Pavillion model a1123c running XP Media Center Edition version 2002 with SP3 installed. I had an issue with the system recognizing my DVD drives, so I ran the CDGONE regedit utility to get the system to recognize my DVD drives. All is well with the DVD drives now, but I can not use the memory slots on the front of the system.

Whenever I insert my SD card, the system does not recognize it. The SD card works fine on other systems. I am able to see memory sticks that are inserted into the USB ports without issue (if this matters).

Anyone know what might be causing this issue?


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1015 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 230262 MB, Free - 181803 MB; D: Total - 8194 MB, Free - 1412 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., Goldfish3, 1.xx, X312345678
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

A:SD card slot not recognized on XP

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I had an older Ethernet card in my PC, that I needed for an older computer (From which it originally came)

I reformatted the old computer, installed the Ethernet card then installed Windows.

Well, it lights up, but it isn't recognized, by Windows. When I tried to install the drivers, it also couldn't find it. The Ethernet card is an Intel Pro 100 S

Any ideas?

A:Ethernet card not being recognized

well you probably have to install the drivers for it to work at all, and if you just search for drivers it will most likely look in your hard drive, were chances are they arent there

therefore what you need to do is get on another computer and download the driver, and save it to a flash drive or something like that and take it to the other computer and install the driver that way

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