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Thanks for being there guys, IM in trouble, I have IMAC 27

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Thanks for being there guys
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: IM in trouble
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I have IMAC 27 El Capitan and my Insignia card reader would nt work--- I have to gat a job out tonight
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Computer says it cannot read my card Its a normal San Disk card and usually the icon appears on desktop Nothing happening now Thought it wa the reader-- I ran out in a panic t obuy a new one-- Same
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 11 months ago.

I am the person that will be helping you today.

May I ask for the full model name of the Insignia card reader? When you attempt to read the card, what does it tell you?

I will be standing by, looking forward to your response.

Thank you,

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
NOW IT SAYS CoMPUTER CANNOT READ THE CARD with three options Initialize, Ignore or ejectWahatis happening here-- Seems to have changed overnight
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 11 months ago.

What type of card is it? Is it a camera card? If so, does the data show when it is plugged into the device (camera)?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Its a normal San disk card from my camera
I just did a job last week on the computer-- no probAll the images are there- Ishot the job yesterday- not connecting to computer,-- not reading cardIs there a new system of connection I dont know about?
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 11 months ago.

The card reader itself may be faulting. For now, is it possible for you to leave the card in the camera, plug the camera itself into the computer, and access the files that way?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
T he card reader is brand new bought it today when the older one did not work The older one is 4 months oldi dont think its the card reader Could El capitan OS have something to do with it? Although Ive done jobs just recently
and they have been fine
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 11 months ago.

Okay, I respect your opinion.

I have run out of ideas.

For this reason, I am opting out of the question and allowing another expert the chance to help.

The next expert will see all that is on this page, so there will be no need to repeat anything.

When another expert picks this up, you will be notified by email.

Thank you for your patience.

- Jason

Expert:  Richard replied 11 months ago.

Hi there

If you put the card into the camera, can you see the pictures?