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Table of contents 1 Using Memory Reader cards (select models only) Inserting a digital card ... 2 Stopping and removing a digital card ... 3 2 Using ExpressCards Configuring an ExpressCard ... 4 Inserting an ExpressCard ... 5 Stopping and removing an ExpressCard ... 6 Index ...
Using Memory Reader 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 Memory Reader 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. Hold the digital card label-side up, with the connectors facing the computer. Gently slide the card into the Memory Reader until the card is seated. You will hear a sound when the device has been detected.
Stopping and removing a digital card CAUTION To prevent loss of data or an unresponsive system, stop a digital card before removing it. Close all files and applications that are associated with the digital card. NOTE To stop a data transfer, click Cancel in the operating system Copying window. Stop the digital card: Double-click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar.
Using ExpressCards An ExpressCard is a next-generation, high-performance PC Card that is 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). Configuring an ExpressCard Install only the software required for your device.
Inserting an ExpressCard CAUTION To prevent damage to the computer and external media cards, do not insert an ExpressCard into a PC Card slot or a PC Card into an ExpressCard slot. CAUTION To prevent damage to the connectors: Use minimal force when inserting an ExpressCard. Do not move or transport the computer when an ExpressCard is in use.
Stopping and removing an ExpressCard CAUTION To prevent loss of data or an unresponsive system, stop an ExpressCard before removing it. 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. Stop the ExpressCard: Double-click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar.