Originally Posted by mconh
What worked for me was: Leave the SD card in.
1. Factory reset.
2. One reboot.
3. Upgrade firmware to latest.
4. reboot twice.
5. I don't know why but on the second reboot the card is detected and the books are processed and loaded to the Kobo.
I have done this on three different Touch readers and it always works. The covers also show up with this process.
Interesting approach, what size was your card and brand if you dont mind me asking?