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Drivers for Sony Memory Stick Reader/Writer MSAC-US1A on Windows 7.

Q: Drivers for Sony Memory Stick Reader/Writer MSAC-US1A on Windows 7.

I am using Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I've been trying to install a Sony Memory Stick Reader/Writer MSAC-US1A but every time I do, it says that it cannot find the drivers. I've attempted to download and install some versions of the drivers meant for older versions of Windows, but those didn't work either.

Is there any way to find a driver that will allow me to use a Sony Memory Stick Reader/Writer MSAC-US1A on Windows 7?

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A: Drivers for Sony Memory Stick Reader/Writer MSAC-US1A on Windows 7.

Quote: Originally Posted by Roboticon


I am using Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I've been trying to install a Sony Memory Stick Reader/Writer MSAC-US1A but every time I do, it says that it cannot find the drivers. I've attempted to download and install some versions of the drivers meant for older versions of Windows, but those didn't work either.

Is there any way to find a driver that will allow me to use a Sony Memory Stick Reader/Writer MSAC-US1A on Windows 7?



Welcome to the forum,

All I see is an XP Driver here,

Sony eSupport - MSAC-US1A - Software Updates & Drivers

You can try installing in Compatibility Mode

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/165801-drivers-sony-memory-stick-reader-writer-msac-us1a-windows-7-a.html
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Hi there

Sony eSupport - VGN-NW320F/B - Drivers & Software

or try

Sony eSupport - VGN-NW320F/B - Support

cheers
jimbo

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Do a System Restore, choose a date prior to this problem.

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Fixed it. Seems as though the driver was the correct one. Just that you had to go fish it out of the Temp folder it placed it in during the driver installation and manually load the driver for the device in device manager.

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in device manager - view - show hidden devices - anything there

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A:9 in 1 Memory Card Reader Drivers needed

Dylan2aT said:


I have a Compaq Presario SR1710NX with a 9 in 1 memory card reader which my computer cannot reinstall. I can't find the drivers for this device. It is connected to the proper USB pins on my system board.

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Click to expand...

Look around here for something:
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A:Problem with DVD reader/writer

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I have HP Pavilion w1164d Desktop PC , I formatted my system and now whenever I insert my dvd or any cd it shows blank dvd/cd. I tried a video cd it shows the icons but when I play it it does'nt pay and shows some error.

Conclusion - After formatting my system , my Cd/Dvd reader cum writer is showing the Cd blank, I have tried many dvd's but it shows that my DVD is blank
System info -
HP Pavilion w1164d Desktop PC
Ram is upgraded to 1 GB
CD /DVD reader/writer is from LG (company)
Please click and check the system information -
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...s&dlc=en&lc=en&os=228&product=441189&sw_lang=
Kind Regards
 

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A:card reader/writer not working

Check Device Manager for any devices listed with a yellow ! or red x

If there are any, those devices are at a minimum, missing drivers.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/card-reader-writer-not-working.1020922/
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A:CompactFlash reader/writer problem

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A:Neither DVD reader/writer reading any discs

You may have two identical drives and windows could care less.

First if you have not already tried this I would give it a try:

Go back into device manager and delete both drives then shut the system down. Unplug the SATA cable from one of the drives and reboot and see if windows finds it and installs it correctly and if so test that one drive and see if it is working now.

By chance if this corrects that drives problems then, shut down, reconnect the SATA cable to the other drive and reboot and hopefully that will install the second dive and then test it.

If all that fails then download ImgBurn and go into Settings and click on "Filter Driver Load Order" and take a screen capture of that and post it back here so I can see if you might have some bad filters on the system.

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What error, if any, do you get when you try to burn a disc? Does it read discs OK?

What is the status of the drive in the Device Manager? Does it show as working OK or does it have an error code.

What burning program(s) are you using?

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A:card reader/writer problem

Please do not create more than one thread for the same issue.

Closing thread.

Please continue here:

http://forums.techguy.org/digital-p...9713-digital-concepts-card-reader-writer.html
 

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Had a similar problem. I reversed the 2 drives. Made the master, slave and the slave drive my master drive. Be sure to change the jumper settings if you try it. It corrected my problem. Also is the bios seeing the drive??
 

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A:Solved: CD reader/writer problem

Hi Ed

I moved your CD-R/RW problem to All Other Software.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-cd-reader-writer-problem.407174/
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It is not easy to understand the situation and explain why this happen.
Qosmio G50 is not newest notebook model so I cannot imagine that this strange issue happen from the first day.

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Check a bit all this stuff.
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and welcome to the Forum

Will the memory stick work in another pc?

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Has the reader ever worked and does the PC work with other USB devices? Cable seated properly on both ends?

Card readers don't need drivers loaded for XP.

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A:CD/DCD reader/writer problem loading .iso disks

do you mean you are trying to boot off it or that when you load into windows it hangs at the windows logo and reads the disk before continuing to load into windows?

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A:External PCMCIA card reader/writer

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A:Computer doesn't recognize ANY DVD writer/reader

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addendum: I corrected the name above: Acronis Universal Boot is the correct name.

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A:Blue ray reader / writer driver issues

Noamad,

Try the steps here and see if it helps.

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A:SanDisk ImageMate 12-in-1 Reader/Writer Issues

While you're tying to figure it out, you should be able to open My Computer and use the Sandisk as a portable disk drive to read your card?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sandisk-imagemate-12-in-1-reader-writer-issues.622758/