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Topic # 15654 1-Sep-2007 19:54 Send private message

I have a palm treo 700 and for some reason I can't whip out the SD card and plug it into any xp machine. I would have expected to see the files of the SD card but instead I just get a windows error to the effect of "semaphore timeout period has expired"

Are files written to the SD card on the treo not viewable in windows xp?

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Reply # 84827 1-Sep-2007 19:55 Send private message

They are visible and you can transfer files this way. I would say the card has problems, or your card reader has problems. Try formatting the card as FAT32 and using it...





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  Reply # 84897 2-Sep-2007 14:09 Send private message

we had some toshiba laptops at work taht wouldnt read the higher capacity SD cards until we put down the latest SD card drivers - have a look and see if yours need updating




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Reply # 85107 3-Sep-2007 16:36 Send private message

Ah...

It was a driver issue (even tho I thought my home pc had up-to-date everything... my work laptop didn't)

I thought it would have been incedibly strange the two didn't share the same or have a compatible file system

Thx :)

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