SD card is not recognized when you wake up the computer in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that is running Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2.

  • You connect an SD card reader together with the hardware id VID_0BDA&PID_0307 to the computer through a USB port.

When you insert an SD card into the SD card reader, the SD card cannot be recognized in one of the following scenarios:

  • Immediately after you wake the computer from sleep mode.

  • The computer does not go to sleep but the SD card reader is idle for a long time without an SD card inserted.


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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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