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Lenovo Ideapad 100s microSD card reader not working

Q: Lenovo Ideapad 100s microSD card reader not working

I have a 100s -11IBY running Win 10 I have been using a Samsung 64gb Micro sd card formatted NTFS.and has been working ok and I have stored data. Recently the built in card reader no longer recognises the card or makes any sound when I insert or remove the card. The card reads as a Fat 32 on my desktop and now has no data stored. I have tried other cards which I know are working with in the built in cars reader with the same result.In divice manager on the 100s the SD Host controller lists 3 identical host controllers and state divice is working properly. Same with the SD storage class contoller. I have tried updating the drivers in both and it says the best driver for your divice is already installed . The 100S is about 4 months old Please help

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo Ideapad 100s microSD card reader not working

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Hello. I have a Lenovo ideapad 100s - 80R2 that I just bought a few years ago. The device is running Windows 10 Home, build 1511. I have recently bought a Sandisk 32GB microSDHC card for use of the built-in microSD card slot of the device. When I tried to insert the card into the slot, there was not "Hardware Insert" notification sound coming out of Windows. I thought the card wasn't working. When I managed to insert the card into a USB microSD card reader, the system was able to detect the card, so it means it's working fine, but the microSD card isn't. I tried to find any updates for the SD card controller of the device, but it says it's already the latest version. Any help?  

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Hello Lenovo Community, A user bought this computer a week ago and wanted me to reinstall it, as the user did not provide me with the manual, where it says not to remove any partions, I did this unknowingly of the warning. After the install I now have problems with the microsd card reader, the standard microsoft driver is not working properly and there is no driver on the lenovo support site. Could someone link to a working driver or if a Lenovo Employee could upload the correct driver on the support site. TIA Lasse 

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Hello..When insert the SD Card in the SD Card slot .. nothing happened, nothing changed on Devices and Drivers tab ( Drivers is: C: D: E: and ReachIT Driver) !! the system does'nt detect anything !! can you help me please ..thnx 

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I've got a new Lenovo Z470 with Windows 7 32 bit.

When I put an SD Card in the slot from my camera nothing happens.

The card doesn't show up in My Computer.

I've looked on the Lenovo website for drivers but can't find anything specific to this problem.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Lenovo Ideapad Z470 SD Card Reader Not Working

goto device manager

and look under disk drivers - see if you have a media controller there

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Device Manager
Post back the results in device manager

windows key and pause Key should open to allow device manager to be seen on laptops may need to use windows key + FN key + Pause Key
if not then

Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
windows 7
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager
 

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I own a LENOVO 100S Chromebook. Lenovo does not sell these any more. I looked online if my chromebook had a Card Reader. I also own a Kodak and need a Card Reader to do what I needed to do. The website I looked at stated that Yes it does. But... it did not state where. My question is If and Where is my Card Reader?

A:Card Reader? for LENOVO 100S

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
According to your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual there is a card reader.  It should be on the left side of the laptop and it is in between the USB port and the Audio Jack.   The card reader may have a dummy card inserted into it to keep the slot free of dust. That may have prevented you from easily seeing it.  Just eject the dummy card for use of the slot.
 
Here is your manual for your reference.  Page #37 shows the location of the card reader.
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_100s_chromebook-11iby_hmm_201508.pdf

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Does anybody  know about the IdeaPad 100S 11IBY microSD reader capabilities (SDHC, SDXC, UHC-1?). I would like to put a 128 GB microSDXC card in to hold a bunch of files.  Thanks,Michael










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A:IdeaPad 100S 11IBY microSD Fomat/Capacity

Hi Mlgood,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
As per the Lenovo datasheet, the maximum capacity support by IdeaPad 100S 11IBY microSD reader is 64 GB. Still you can stick it in an SD adapter and you're good to go but data is limited upto 64GB.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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What is the maximum bus speed the Ideapad 100s-11 microSD slot provides.  Is it running off of a USB 2 bus or just what?   Some newer microSD cards have very fast read and write speeds but those speeds are dependent on the slot being able to support those speeds.  My question is what bus is the Ideapad's bus running on and what is it's maximum capability. The reason for this question is noone wants to purchase some expensive super fast microSD card only to find out the slot limits the speed. Thanks

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First off, I'm going to say this laptop was a Christmas gift from a friend. I do not have ANY computers in this house aside from this one. I use this laptop for blogging and listening to music as well as job hunting, however, it will not register the keyboard or touchpad at all. I called Customer Support and the best answer they could give me was to bring it back to the store I got it from--this was an incompetent answer to the problem. I have tried touching and holding the power button for 15 seconds and when it restarts, the problem is not fixed. None of the keys are working. Period. I have a mouse for a gaming computer, however, I do not have a keyboard to plug in to use. If I could get a response to this, that would be GREAT!!! I cannot log in or do anything with my lap top right now and am currently stuck doing things from my cell phone.

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First off, I'm going to say this laptop was a Christmas gift from a friend. I do not have ANY computers in this house aside from this one. I use this laptop for blogging and listening to music as well as job hunting, however, it will not register the keyboard or touchpad at all. I called Customer Support and the best answer they could give me was to bring it back to the store I got it from--this was an incompetent answer to the problem. I have tried touching and holding the power button for 15 seconds and when it restarts, the problem is not fixed. None of the keys are working. Period. I have a mouse for a gaming computer, however, I do not have a keyboard to plug in to use. If I could get a response to this, that would be GREAT!!! I cannot log in or do anything with my lap top right now and am currently stuck doing things from my cell phone.

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Problem started around 11 pm last night, Feb 5th. I was in the middle of watching a tv show on Youtube, when the video started to slow down then freeze and the audio made a weird screeching noise. I tried powering off and back on, but it didn't help. And i see that i am unable to view videos on not just Youtube but Windows Apps as well. On Apps i get a "Video Failed to Play" message. And on Youtube a fuzzy screen shows up saying that an error occured. Audio is completely gone as well. I tried to listen to music samples on a website to test it, and no sound comes out. The Realtek High Definition Audio speakers are turned on, and all the way up to 100. I ran troubleshooters and it didn't show any problems, so i don't get what happened. 

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the keyboard and touchpad of my laptop is not working .after my little brother tried to login into the password protected laptop ..using touch screen keyboard .....please help 

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Hi I have an 64GB Micro SD card, which works fine on my other lenovo computer, but not on this new ideapad 100 s. When I have the SD card inserted, opening file explorer takes several minutes, so it is realy anoying. Is there an driver-update or other solution to this ? Bedst regards Christian

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Hello Everybody , I would really need your help to figure this out ! yesterday, I used my card reader in my laptop ( ideapad 500-15ISK ) and I entered and SD-HC 4GB card on it , and copied some files. Then after it , I had a Memory stick Duo like this one : ?of course it was smaller than the slot, I thought I might try nevertheless ! ( I hope that this wasn't a bad idea and I burned my card reader !!! )  of course , it didn't work ! so I just removed and forgot about it ! today, I was trying again to put the SD-HC 4GB card,  and it didn't work, and I tried another one , it didn't work.I tried installing all the drivers in the support.lenovo.com that has to do with my laptop, still didn't work.  Anybody knows what could have happened ? What should I do ? did I damage my card reader ?  My laptop is relatively new, it has been only 4 months since I bought. 

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Just bought this new laptop (Ideapad 110 - 15 ACL), and SD Card Reader is not recognizing the SD card when I insert it. SD Card not even showing up on Windows Explorer. Have tried downloading new driver and rebooting, but still nothing. Can't find any solutions online. At a loss, just bought laptop & about ready to return if can't fix. Can't figure it out.

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Hello everybody,I want to ask for help with my internal card reader on the laptop. Sometimes it works, but when I need it the most it doesn't read the card and no drive shows up in my computer. I tried installing the Genesys drivers but nothing changed. Neither can I find the reader in device manager. Please help. Thanks in advanceHappy holidays

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After Windows 10 aniversary update, cant turn off IdeaPad 100s. Windows Icon, press turn off. Screen goes off after while, but the white LED is still on. Next day battery is empty. Charge battery Turn on and off. Same story. Have to press on/off button for few seconds so the LED goes off. How is it possible that I cant turn off this laptop after Windows 10 Aniversary update. Should I restore it or what should I do. Because I dont want to turn off everytime by pressing on/off button for few seconds. As I can see, Im not the only person with this issue. And please dont teal me to take out the battery ?

A:Lenovo IdeaPad 100s

I have recently purchased following Model - (Lenovo Ideapad 100 Core i3 - (4 GB/500 GB HDD/DOS) 80QQ001XIH IP 100- 15IBD Notebook), Its camera is not working, I hv tried camera drivers but not working, can anyone help me out.

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My Lenovo ideapad 100S is not starting. I started it just now and it just boots up, shows starting screen (excuse my computer language, not very into the technical side of computers), screen goes black and repeats. Would appreciate any advice how to fix it. Ask any questions and i will answer.
 

A:Need help with Lenovo ideapad 100S

Try this: https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix...-reboot-issues-during-windows-startup-2624448
 

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Hi I'm an age person but quite good on pc but needing some help....purchased this idea pad was a demo but never been used...has Windows 10 but asked me to update to latest...which I have done...now I am confused as it says to delete older version (not sure how). But it says it will automatic delete in 10days....I didn't realise it had low storage how can I overcome this but mostly work off a portable hardrive...but needing more ram. Rita

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Hi.. first time here and thanks for any insight on this problem. i recently wanted to fully reinstall and clean the inand 64gb hdd on my computer. when windows 10 started installation, i got the message that it couldnt install windows because it was partitioned in gpt. so i used the disk management tool and erased and formatted into ntfs... i even tried mbr.... now every time that i try to install it it says that my pc cant install it because it cant find any partition and tells me to make sure that drivers in bios are installed>>>\\ any help would be appreciated

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After windows updates last night , i shut down down my computer and today im trying to start it but nothing happens . I tried the , plug out charger , 15 sec power button and plug in , thing and I tried with 1 min hold too but , none of them works.  Only the battery light on , when I plug in the ac , power light is not working at all . Any suggestions

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I charged my ideapad100s last night and forget to remove the charger. I only removed the charger in the morning. The thing it doesn't tourn ON but the power light is ON.


























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I have my new Lenovo ideapad and I need to change it to windows 10 64x (it's 32bit now). When I enter the F2 when rebooting, it won't let me switch and when I press the up and down button - it doesn't work. Somebody can help and walk me through the rebooting in order to install Windows 10 64x? I have it on my USB, to which I've downloaded it via Media Maker (I can't recall the name) of Windows.

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Greetings. The charger for my Ideapad 100s has failed. I have tried to find a replacement on the Lenovo website but I can not seem to locate. Could anyone direct me to a compatible charger? Thank You.










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A:Lenovo Ideapad 100s charger

Hi Rivera,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo community!
 
Please provide the system model number( MTM ) for further assistance.
Note: Please do not share system serial number here.
 
Let us know how you get on.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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I have an Lenovo Ideapad 100s but it won't turn on. Ive tried the procedure below but it don't work.1. Unplug the charger / adapter. 2. Press and hold the Power Button for 15 seconds. 3. Plug in the charger / adapter and try powering up the system to see if the problem was resolved. I tried many times. What do I have to do?!

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I shut down my lenovo 100S 11IBY and after some hours i took it and it is not turning on im pressing power button but no power light appears and it is not turnong screen is all black. No charger issue. Any one know the solution ??

A:Lenovo ideapad 100S is not turning on .

Hi there, Usama ?
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 

Unplug AC adapter (remove from notebook).
Remove main battery
Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds (power drain)
Replace main battery
Replace AC adapter

Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
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My Ideapad 100s went through upgrades last night and this morning, it won't turn on.  I'm wondering if it crashed.

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My wireless connection keeps dropping even though the rest of the devices at home that's connected to the same router is staying connected. I've tried all the troubleshooting I could find online, but nothing seems to work. Then again, I'm not that IT savvy. I just bought this laptop a few days ago and I want to make sure I've not done anything to compromise the device's wireless capabilities.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks 

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Hello Community, I am having a problem about lenovo ideapas 100s. I decided to do a clean install of windows 7.  What I did, was I cleaned the harddrive using the diskpart clean command. Now, It only shows no bootable device found. I prepared a bootable flash drive with windows 7 on it but I cannot see it in the boot menu. Would you help me solve this? Can I still use this laptop? This is my sisters laptop. I hope you can help me guys. Thank you so much.

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Hi, I Have a ideapad 100s and the onboard HDD is encrypted with bitlocker, I am unable to get my recovery key from Microsoft account and stupidly i have deleted my recovery partition for more space, i do not have a image to recover from. Is there any way I can just reload windows without needing the bitlocker recovery key, i have no made a USB backup / image restore Thank you' Ryan  

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Hi everyone, my 100s Ideapad recently had a charging issue where it won't charge unless you cram it in. So, I ordered a new charger off of Amazon with the same output voltage. However, when I plug the charger in, it doesn't show the charging light or turn on. I tried unplugging the battery and holding the button down, but it didn't work. The gold part inside the charging port is loose, I think that's what's wrong. Does anyone have any fixes?

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What is the maximum capacity of microsd card reader slot in HP spectre x2 12 inch 2 in 1 laptop? In GB

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I have a micro card reader made by ADATA it's called Microcard Reader V 2 and a sandisk 16 GB MicroSDHC card. I can plug it into one computer in my house Dell Dimension 4600 (Pentium 4 1.6ghtz 768MB ram windows xp sp3 32 bit) it works just fine. When I plug it into my computer it does not work at all. if I try to click on it (when it shows up) my computer freezes. My system specs are listed on my profile.

I tried installing the motherboard drivers current from gigabyte's webpage and I've tried uninstalling the drivers for the device and then restarting the computer. the problem still persists. I really don't know what else to try hoping someone here can help me. thanks
 

A:microSD card reader will not read on one computer

Hello,

Have you tried a different USB port? If this is a desktop machine, and you are using a port on the front of the machine, try switching to a port on the back.
 

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When I shut my 100s down, the light for the power still stays on. I think it doesn't properly shut down. 

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Please help! It won't charge! It won't turn on! I desperately need it to work! Any suggestions??? 

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So 6months old notebook, been off for a good while as I've been using work laptop. Turned it on to do some little bits and it started up with Lenovo splash screen with "preparing automatic repair" then it goes to a diagnosing your PC SCREEN then stops on a blue screen saying "your PC did not start correctly" for the life life of me cannot get past this screen.... ive read all kinds of things and tried all kinds and nothing is working.... how do you install windows again on this? Or is it worth just going with warranty and taking it in to get them to look at it..... thanks for your help help in advance!


























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Hi All, First off thank you for this community it's been incredibly helpful. I think I may have bricked my 100s-14IBR and need some advice. I received this laptop secondhand from a family member and being computer savvy (or at least so I thought) I wanted to make it my own and install Windows 7 Pro on it. So let's get started. Bios SettingsSecure Boot: DisabledBoot Priority: Legacy SupportBoot Priority: Legacy FirstUSB Boot:Enabled - Booting from USB with Windows 7 iso created using Rufus - "MBR partition for scheme UEFI"- File system was FAT32 So I am able to boot from USB, load DISKPART via W7 cmd prompt, clean the HDD, convert to MBR from GPT, wipe all partitions clean, format them into one partition (instead of the original four), and install Windows 7 (although painstaking slow). Immediately upon first boot I get BSOD and following that I begin bootlooping in to the Windows Advanced Options menu giving me the option to boot into Safe Mode, Last Known Good Configuration, etc. Safe Mode Fails, Start Windows Normally Fails, and Last Known Good Configuration takes me back to the BSOD. So, I threw up my hands and decided to re-install Windows 10. However, now the system doesn't act like it wants to boot to Windows 10 from USB stick. I simply keep geeting a boot loop into Windows Advanced Options Menu. Have I bricked my device? I can still enter the BIOS and the Boot Menu via the Novo button. However, n... Read more

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I don't know which OS in on this unit, if it's 8 or 10 but when I power on the only screen I am seeing is the Boot Menu screen with 2 options showing exactly as below:
 
1; Windows Boot Manager
2. eMMC Card0: Sandisk iNAND 64gb
 
Any option I choose between those two then ENTER brings it back to that same screen, pressing ESC does the same thing. I tried F111 and F12 at power on to see if there is a recovery or reset option but only that boot screen shows up, help please?

A:Lenovo ideapad 100s-141BR not booting

It's ok, the HDD is shot

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Hello My Ideapad 100S has in the last couple of days developed a curious problem. If I try to drag something using the touchpad, after holding down the left button, when I move my finger across the pad the machine behaves as if its receiving multiple double-taps rather than mouse-moves. So, for instance, if you do this on a map it does lots of zoom-ins. Any ideas, anyone?

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Hi, I have had my Lenovo Ideapad 100s-14IBR for just over a year now. I had a few issues during this time such as the screen goes black and a battery issue. I sent the laptop back for repairs which were done. A problem though was they sent it back now and wifi was not working. Once in a while, it would let me connect to a connection but it the signal would be one bar or it won't connect. Usually, it says no available connections (wifi symbol dark grey with red cross). This has been like this nearly for 5 months and I've had enough. I've tried updating drivers etc but nothing works. I troubleshoot problems and it says "problem with wireless adapter or access point." This laptop is on windows 10. Please Help!

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So, I rebooted my laptop (to get viruses off of it) and it is now stuck on the bios password. I've looked stuff up on google, and I have given up. I am turning to the lenovo support pages to guide me. Help? All it says is system password on the screen and underneath it is OK and CANCEL. If I press CANCEL, it says Invalid password. If I press OK it says Invalid password. What should I do? It won't exit it either. 

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Good evening, Recently I bought a lenovo ideapad 100s 11-IBY, at the first start everything was ok it worked smoothly, after 1 day I opened it again and tried to connect to a wireless network. The wireless adaptor stoppedworking. even though my phone was conected to the wifi my laptop couldn't find any. I've tried everything updating driver resseting in cmd even reinstalling the os didn't worked. Please help me.  

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Hey, I'm having a lot of trouble with installing Windows 7 on a Lenovo Ideapad 100S. I installed Windows 7 Ultimate x86 on a USB using the USB DVD Tool, but it isn't detected on the system's boot menu no matter what I do. GPartEd works fine, which is confusing me even more. I haven't tested anything else yet but I'm downloading Linux Mint to be sure. I have absolutely no idea what the problem could be, and searching for a solution has turned up nothing. Any help is greatly needed, and feel free to ask for more information.

EDIT: I'll also mention that I already turned Secure Boot off.

EDIT2: Linux Mint x86 isn't detected either...

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Hello. My computer did automatic Windows updates this morning. It then had a black screen. When I powered off and back on again - I am stuck at the lock screen with the picture on it - I cannot enter my password and no mouse or keys work. Any advice on what to do?
 

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Hi, I have a lenovo ideapad 100S, during 1 year I bought it on USA, now I am working on Nicaragua, so, I am currently with a problem with my powerfull laptop, after 3 month of using my computer, I have noted that when the back side of the screen when the lid is closed is Lightly pressed, on the screen appears some vertical lines over the display, sometimes, it dissapears less than an hour,over and over again, but today coming from my work, I was going to use the laptop, it showed up,It's been over 3 hours since showed up, and still is there. I know that is manufacturing defects, because the design must take it into account, make stronger and avoid weaknesses, even on the screens. I am programmer, it's horrible work with these lines. Hope can you help me. And if I can use the Lenovo regional support on my country, I don't want to send it to US. I got 80 days remaining on my warranty.


























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