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Old 12-21-2006, 06:44 PM   #1
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Ok today i brought a 1GB memory stick for my sony ericsson k750i and i came home, tried it on my computer works fine etc etc... but then tonight (about half hour ago) i tried it on the other one (family com) I saw a socket i thought would be for the memory stick but turned out it was too big. I slid the stick in and bye bye memory stick.

Below shows a pic of the socket it's stuck in.


Below shows you a close up of the socket (bottom socket) with the card (blue) stuck far up too deep inside the socket to reach.


Is there any way i'm going to get that back out of the socket again? I've tried everything, i even tipped the computer at an angle where the memory stick could slide out.

heres a pic of the card i have... too small to even fit as you can see


Another was pushing small objects like birow tubes into the socket to yank it back out... but it just pushes it even further inside the socket. Please help, what do i do???
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Old 12-21-2006, 06:50 PM   #2
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Well the only thing I can see to do is to take the card reader out of your pc and take it apart to get the mem stick out. Thats the last option as long as you can't stick something in there to get it out.
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Old 12-21-2006, 06:51 PM   #3
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Tweezers and a lot of patience lol, it may even be easier o take the card reader out of the pc so you can handle it easier
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thanks i will try the tweezers option!
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use a straightened paperclip with a little hook made at the end to pull it out
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use a straightened paperclip with a little hook made at the end to pull it out
Ya thats a good idea, its like what crooks do to steal bank cards...
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Ya thats a good idea, its like what crooks do to steal bank cards...
lol, I believe thats called lock picking

just take the computer apart and try pushing it from the other end
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lol, I believe thats called lock picking

just take the computer apart and try pushing it from the other end
No, like when they steal them from the cash machines.
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how do i take that cover off (where the sockets are) to gain access to it?
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haha i lock picked my garage door a few weeks ago and i opened my friend's dad gun safe with a 2 paperclips. takes like 5 minutes.
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just try small objects but try not to damage the stick, if you can't get it out then take the whole thing out and take it apart.
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Old 12-21-2006, 07:24 PM   #12
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got it out but now its just a question of "will it work?" as i have violently poked sharp objects into the socket possible scratching the chip



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thanks every1. i used one of my sister's hair clips to pick it out lol.. and miraculously it works
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Glad you got it taken care of without having to rip your computer apart.
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It will work!, lol, I hope, tell us if it does I am curious.
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thanks every1. i used one of my sister's hair clips to pick it out lol.. and miraculously it works
You got it out! now whats you sister going to think about all this?
you should invent a Miraculous clip for stuck thingies.. seems to work for you
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Old 12-21-2006, 08:15 PM   #17
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I will never attempt to put the card into that socket ever again!!! I'm quite releaved and was convinced to start with i was never going to get it out!

Thanks for all the suggestions!
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I did the same on my laptop, those memory stick duo's are soo mis leading! I just tipped my lappy on the side and shook it about like there was no tomorrow!
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