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Table of contents 1 Digital Media Slot cards (select models only) Inserting a digital card ... 2 Stopping or removing a digital card ... 3 2 ExpressCards Configuring an ExpressCard ... 5 Inserting an ExpressCard ... 6 Stopping or removing an ExpressCard ... 8 Index ...
Digital Media Slot cards (select models only) Optional digital cards provide secure data storage and convenient data sharing. These cards are often used with digital media–equipped cameras and PDAs as well as with other computers. The Digital Media Slot supports the following digital card formats: ●...
Inserting a digital card CAUTION To prevent damage to the digital card connectors, use minimal force to insert a digital card. To insert a digital card: Hold the digital card label-side up, with the connectors facing the computer. Gently slide the card into the Digital Media Slot until the card is seated. You will hear a sound when the device has been detected.
Stopping or removing a digital card CAUTION To prevent loss of information or an unresponsive system, stop the digital card before removing it. To stop or remove a digital card: Close all files and applications that are associated with the digital card. NOTE To stop data transfer, click Cancel in the operating system Copying window.
ExpressCards An ExpressCard is a next-generation, high-performance PC Card, which must be inserted into the ExpressCard slot. Like standard PC Cards, ExpressCards are designed to conform to the standard specifications of the Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA). NOTE Your computer may look slightly different from the illustrations in this chapter.
Inserting an ExpressCard CAUTION To prevent damage to the computer or a PC card, do not insert a PC Card into an ExpressCard slot. To prevent damage to the connectors: Use minimal force to insert an ExpressCard. Do not move or transport the computer when an ExpressCard is in use. The ExpressCard slot may contain a protective insert.
Stopping or removing an ExpressCard CAUTION To prevent loss of data or an unresponsive system, stop the ExpressCard before removing it. To stop or remove an ExpressCard: Close all programs and complete all activities that are associated with the ExpressCard. NOTE To stop a data transfer, click Cancel in the operating system Copying window.