• Do not disconnect the reader/writer from the
computer while the access indicator is blinking.
Doing so may cause damage to the data stored on
the memory card.
• Be sure to follow the steps described below.
Sony accepts no responsibility for any damage or
loss that results from disconnecting the reader/
writer without following the procedure
x For Windows
The following explanation is illustrated with
screens from Windows XP, and assumes that
drive names E:, F:, G:, and H: are assigned to
the four slots of the reader/writer.
The screens may differ for other versions of
Click [Safely Remove Hardware]
on the task tray, located at the
lower right corner of the screen.
Click this icon
Click [Safely remove USB Mass
Storage Device - Drives (E:, F:,
Make sure the message "The
'USB Mass Storage Device'
device can now be safely
removed from the system."
appears, and then disconnect
The 'USB Mass Storage Device' device
can now be safely removed from the
The above steps are not required when removing a
memory card from the reader/writer.
x For Macintosh
Close the files saved on the
memory card, and exit any
currently running applications.
Make sure the access indicator
is not blinking.
Drag the removable disk icon to
Alternatively, select the removable disk
icon, access the [File] menu on the menu
bar, and select [Eject "Untitled"]
* Depending on the memory card, a different
label than "Untitled" may be shown.
If no memory card is inserted into the
reader/writer, skip this step.
Disconnect the reader/writer
from the computer.