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I have an old laptop (HP OmniBook vt6200, Windows XP professional, SP2) that only has USB 1 ports. Transferring pictures from a digital camera is too slow, so I thought of trying one of those PC cards carrying USB 2 ports (D-Link Dub C2 in my case).

Connecting the camera to one of the ports on the PC card, Picasa seems to freeze trying to read the camera contents, until I either disconnect the camera or the PC card.

What's wrong?

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i had the same troubles a while back with an older laptop. tried 2 different PCMCIA > USB 2.0 adapters and both were dodgy at the best of times (reading? maybe - writing? in your dreams). i ended up buying a PCMCIA flash memory card reader and all was well. – Molly7244 Sep 17 '09 at 0:57
Fair enough, but I hoped to use the same card for an external CD burner. Oh well... – agnul Sep 17 '09 at 9:00

Try updating your card adapter driver

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