Windows 10: SD Card reader vanished from my system... between uses

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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       18 Mar 2016 #1

    SD Card reader vanished from my system... between uses

    I move pics from my camera via the SD card & the built-in reader on my Dell XPS 8700 (WIndows 10).

    Yesterday I moved some pics, ejected the card, took more pics & put the card in the reader slot (SD/mini-MMC/RS Card [Hard drive] -- drive 5) and no card shows up ... so I remove, try again, reboot, try again, check in Device Mgr, etc.

    No card readers show up in the Device Mgr or anywhere else: just gone! But the little light beside the the card reader is flash flash flashing... any thoughts?

    Could it just be a bad/loose connection internally?

    Note the card is fine in the camera.

    P.S. Please don't reply with that thing about the File Explorer Hide drives setting: it is NOT that!
    Last edited by sandra; 20 Mar 2016 at 11:10.
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