SD Card Driver Download/Update in Windows 10/11 When computer Cannot Read SD Card

My computer won't read sd card? Android phone won't read micro SD card? Camera not reading sd card?

If your computer/phone/camera does not detect micro sd card or SD card, here are some changes you could do to make it work.

SD card driver download/Update for Windows 11/10/8/7 (4 sd card drivers)

There are several ways to install sd card drivers or update sd card reader driver on Windows 11/10 computer for example.

#1 - Uninstall every item under 'Universal Serial Bus Controllers' in Windows computer under device manager

This method applies for all Windows computer sd card driver update/install including hp/dell/asus computers...

uninstall sandisk memory card

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  • Uninstall every item under Disk drivers in device manager
  • Reload sd card and come back to device manager -> Action -> Scan for hardware changes

SD card not detected in device manager or disk management? Try the next method.

#2 - Download and Install Broadcom SD Card Driver Software

SD Card driver software: Broadcom SD Host Controller Drivers

Download url:

Video - how to install sd card driver on Windows 10 to update sd card driver

Here are the steps to install sd card drivers

  • Download Broadcom sd card controller driver and install it on your computer
  • Load your sd card, and then your sd card could be detected

#3 - JMicron card reader

Platform: Windows 11/10/8/7 32bit&64bit computers

sd card driver for windows 10 hp Download url:


Or sd card driver windows 10 dell:

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The above sd card reader driver is from the following online resource.



#4 - Ricoh Media Card Reader Driver for Windows 10

How do I find my sd card drivers? How do I reinstall my sd card on Windows 10? Here try Ricoh SD Host Controller driver. Download it to your computer, install it on your computer.

Ricoh PCIe SD Host Controller driver

Download url:

Download and Installation Instructions

  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • Download the EP0000551887.exefile to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  • Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the EP0000551887.exefile to begin the installation.
  • At the "User Account Control" screen, click "Yes".
  • If the "Select Language" screen appears, select the language you wish to use, and then click "OK".
  • At the "Select Country" screen, select the country for this installation, and then click "Next".
  • At the "Ricoh PCIe SD Host Controller Ver." screen, click "Next".
  • At the "License Agreement" dialog, read the agreement, then, if you agree, click "I Agree" to continue with the installation.
  • At the "Finish" screen, click "Finish".
  • At the "This system must be restarted to complete the installation " screen, click "OK" to restart the computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Ricoh PCIe SD Host Controller is complete.


SD card driver software: Rico Media Card Reader Driver

Download url:

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SD Card Driver Download for Android mobile?

Is there any sd card driver software free download on android phone that you could install sd card driver on the phone without pc? How to update sd card driver for android? How to setup my sd card on android?

Fixing the sd card driver error on android phone is not available at the moment.

Solution: Download sd card driver on Windows computer to make sd card show in device manager or disk management.

Fix SD card not showing up in android [7 ways]


Question: how do I install sd card drivers? how do I update my sd card driver?

Answer: if you ever need to update sd card driver or want to install new sd card driver when your sd card was detected or sd card not working, you may download the above sd card drivers to your computer, install it on your computer and it would automatically get the sd card recognized after installation.

Question: sd card reader driver Windows 10 vs SD card driver Windows 7

Some sd card driver is hosted with different Windows system that you may download separate sd card driver install file for each different Windows system. If one can work on different versions of Windows, you can install it to 10 or 7.

Question: sandisk sd card driver windows 10 download

Answer: Uinstall sandisk sd card driver in device manager under 'Disk Drive' or 'Universal Massive Bus Controller' or with sd card driver download on Windows 10 computers as well as any other Windows computers.

Note: The above sd card driver software work for all brands of memory card including sandisk sd card, Kingston sd card, samsung sd card etc.

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SD card still not recognized? Also read: 10 ways to fix corrupted memory card

Last updated on Nov 28, 2023

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