Some Secure Digital (SD) cards may not be recognized in Windows Vista

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SYMPTOMS

Some Secure Digital (SD) cards may not be recognized in Windows Vista. When you open Device Manager, a yellow exclamation mark (!) may be displayed next to the card.

CAUSE

This problem may occur because of a compliance issue with the SD card specification.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Vista. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Windows Vista, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Sffdisk.sys6.0.6000.2063413,31206-Jul-200701:19x86
Sffp_mmc.sys6.0.6000.2063412,28806-Jul-200701:19x86
Sffp_sd.sys6.0.6000.2063412,28806-Jul-200701:19x86
Update.mumNot Applicable2,32906-Jul-200711:01Not Applicable
X86_sdbus.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20634_none_7069aa66e662dcbb.manifestNot Applicable1,47206-Jul-200711:02Not Applicable
X86_sffdisk.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20634_none_a2c276a605f5beaa.manifestNot Applicable2,45206-Jul-200711:02Not Applicable
Sdbus.sys6.0.6000.2063482,43206-Jul-200701:01x86
Windows Vista, 64-bit versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Sdbus.sys6.0.6000.20634104,44806-Jul-200701:14x64
Update.mumNot Applicable2,32906-Jul-200711:01Not Applicable
Amd64_sdbus.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20634_none_cc8845ea9ec04df1.manifestNot Applicable1,47406-Jul-200711:08Not Applicable
Amd64_sffdisk.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20634_none_fee11229be532fe0.manifestNot Applicable2,45406-Jul-200711:08Not Applicable
Sffdisk.sys6.0.6000.2063414,84806-Jul-200701:42x64
Sffp_mmc.sys6.0.6000.2063414,84806-Jul-200701:42x64
Sffp_sd.sys6.0.6000.2063415,36006-Jul-200701:42x64

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 939772 - Last Review: May 15, 2008 - Revision: 3.1
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
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