A memory card is a physically small storage device that is used in consumer electronics - especially digital cameras - to hold data, usually until it can be moved to a computer. SD, xD, MemoryStick, CompactFlash are examples.

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Anything wrong with my computer memory because of failures in some memory tests?

Recently I bought a used Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with 32G RAM in memory. This machine runs on 64bit Win 7 Pro. I did an extended CPU test on it. No problem. However, I got FAILED in three metrics in ...
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Hidden movies inside camera

I have Sony Steadyshot dsc-w550 camera. The problem is I can only see the recorded videos inside the camera. When I access it via a USB cable, I only see photos. I tried to: show hidden files. ...
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What is the minimum spacing between memory slots on the motherboard?

I'm planning to purchase the motherboard GIGABYTE G1.Sniper B5 along with a pair of pair of (2 x (2 x Sticks) = 4 Sticks) DDR3 memory CMY16GX3M2A1600C9. I found the dimensions of the memory stick ...
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How to unlock password protected MicroSD?

Recently I locked a MicroSD memory card from my Nokia 6210 (S60v3) and forgot the password. It was not much of a problem but today I formatted the phone and it is now asking for password. I tried to ...
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How can I debug OSX memory card events

I am trying to get kernel messages for memory card insertion - removal, but i don't get logs. I issue the command "tail -f /var/log/kernel.log" So i need to know how to increase kernel log level to ...
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Why can't I copy all files to the root of an SD card?

I have 4GB SD card that I want to put tons of small photos on for a digital photo frame but I cannot copy all the data into the root of the SD card. About half way though the copy it just fails and ...
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How is a 200GB MicroSD card possible? [closed]

Just recently a 200 (yes, 200) GB card has been announced by some flash memory manufacturer. The question is not about the giant capacity this card has or how they are made, but the peculiar number on ...
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Memory (flash) cards secure delete (have to use algorithms or just delete?)

We all know that if you want to completely delete files from HDD, you have to use a special erase algorithm in order to make it impossible to read it back. But what with the memory cards? Do they need ...
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Memory card can't be seen in mobile and PC [duplicate]

I have samsung 16 gb memory card which is now inaccessible. It is not recognised by computer or mobile phone. When trying to access it through the command prompt, it says "there is no volume". In the ...
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Memory cards for tablets [closed]

I want to learn more about the terminology used in association with high-quality memory cards. For example, Class 10 is the fastest class available. Above this, UHS-1 makes it even faster. In ...
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Where Is My Memory Wasted?

I have 8 GB Random Access Memory. And have no idea where the major (6 GB) part of it is disappeared (or usually disappears). Total sum of all the MBs listed in the Task Manager (I know not all of the ...
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Reformat SD card to NTFS

I want to reformat a 16 GB SD card to NTFS so that I can use it to transfer large files (larger than 4 GB) from one computer to another easily, but my computer will only allow FAT ...
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Weird!!! Where is my folder in flash memmory?

I have a Silicon-Power 4GB USB flash memory. I had some files and a directory named ro0t in it. but today while I can see the occupied size, I can't the that directory! I even change settings to ...
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What is the largest size of a 640x480 JPEG?

I'm creating a data storage device that takes a certain number of pictures of the night sky over a couple of hours, and the pictures will be downloaded right after they are all taken. The memory card ...
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Recover images from a digital camera memory card

I tried to connect the digital camera on the computer using USB but then the camera froze, so I tried to turn it off, but it wont turn off so I just removed the battery. When I plugged it in again, ...
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Flash card reader - how to hide inactive drives letters?

My flash card reader shows multiple drive letters (one letter for each card type), even when cards are not inserted. Is there any way to hide these inactive drives?
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Laptop works but no display

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-SZ61MN laptop which is running windows 7. One of its memory cards is not working and has been removed from the slot. At startup I can hear 1-long beep and 2-short beeps. ...
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Grub hangs at “Starting up …” when USB flash card reader is plugged in (on Ubuntu Hardy)

I have a PC with Ubuntu Hardy installed. The machine boots fine unless my USB flash card reader (one of those N-in-1 readers by MediaGear) is plugged in at startup. If the reader is plugged in, the ...
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How to prevent HP Photosmart Essential from launching on removal drive insertion

My in-laws bought an HP computer loaded with HP junk, and it's giving me a headache. When they insert a camera memory card into their printer, the Auto-Play dialog comes up, but it also launches the ...
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Flash based storage. Do i need to re-plug them back in to my PC from time to time? (Memory cards & SSD's)

I've bought some memory cards for the purpose of backing up & storing my pictures and videos in case my PC's hard drive fails or the data on it becomes unreadable. The hard drive may not fail for ...
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Unable to format 32GB micro-SD card

A few days ago I was copying some stuff on a 32 GB micro-SD card put inside an SD adapter, via my laptop's SD card reader slot and the copy froze. I already had a backup of the data, so I decide to ...
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How do I detect SD card insertion (just the SD card, not the card reader) in Linux?

I have a headless debian (3.2.0-3-686-pae) to which I wanted to attach a standalone card reader to automatically process my pictures. The idea is that the reader will be plugged in all the time and I ...
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How can I protect my SD card?

Is there a way that I can read my SD card on my computer (or even cell phone), but it would be locked on any one else's computer (or cell phone)?
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How to write protect microSD card?

My phone is corrupting memory cards while trying to write data. I want to make my microSD read-only or write protect it (even if phone is not the reason). Searching on Google returns the solutions to ...
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16GB SD-memory card became corrupt, now stuck at 512kb

I've got two 16GB SD-memory cards that suddenly stopped working correctly. Windows reports that it wants to format them in order to make them functional again. However, I'm not able to make the new ...
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How to format a memory card which is infected by a virus and antivirus is not able to delete it

I've bought a memory card which is recently infected by a virus. I tried to scan it with latest Bitdefender 2014 and Norton 2014 they both failed to delete the virus. Then I deleted the partition and ...
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Will killing chkdsk on a PSP damage the memory card?

I have a PSP connected to the PC via data cable. It has a Memory Stick Pro Duo Adapter that contains a 32gb Micro SD card. Awhile ago, the cable got disconnected unexpectedly and when I plug the PSP ...
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memory upgrade for Gateway GT-5428

My Gateway GT5428 has (2) 512 PC2-5300u-555-12 memory boards installed from the factory. Iwant to upgrade to 2gb. Will (2) 1gb pc2-5300 ddr2-667 240pin dimm standard non-ecc work for this upgrade or ...
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Particular microSD card is not working with camera

I was using an 8GB microSD card with a Canon PowerShot SX150 IS camera. It was functioning correctly. One day when I took a picture, it prompted me: Memory Card Error. But I was able to display old ...
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Restoring MBR, partition table, and boot sector of memory card without data loss (“USBC”)

Abstract I have a FAT32 memory card that when inserted into a computer causes Windows to prompt to format it. The card is definitely not supposed to be blank and has a bunch of files on it. Symptoms ...
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SD card failure, can't read superblock

What is wrong with my SD card and is it salvageable? At very least to get the current data off. Information: I have an 8 GB Transcend Class 6 SDHC card that I got for my camera recently. It ...
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Why is my sd card only readable in the camera but not in the computer?

I am not able to download the contents of my SD card which is full of photos from my Nikon camera. When I put the card into my camera, I can view the photos, without a problem. But when I put the SD ...
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Does flash-memory integrity depend on system resources while reading/writing (like CDs/DVDs)?

Question I’m really concerned that flash-memory is just not reliable as a storage for irreplaceable files. Does anybody know if the integrity (corruptibility) of flash-memory (flash-drives, ...
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memory capacity versus physical size

memory cards,USB drives have the same range(in terms of size), what exactly causes their memory capacity to differ even though the sizes of the 1GB,2GB,8GB,16GB,32GB memory cards look the same ...
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Memory Stick Controller is not compatible with this version of Windows

I'm getting this error message in the Action Center on Windows 7, and I can't seem to solve it through Windows or through searches on Google: RICOH R5C592 PCI-CardBus/IEEE-1394/SD Card/Memory ...
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how to remove write protection in memory card?

I have a 4 gb micro sd card ,now my memory card is not properly working and when i insert card into phone it shows card is write protected.. it even not recognised in system give me a helpful solution ...
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Reading P2 card with standard PC Card (PCMCIA) reader

I have a Panasonic professional video camera which uses P2 cards. Looking for a way to connect them to the computer without using the camera, I found that the only P2 reader in the market is the one ...
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how to make a memory card unreadable only for computers?

I want to make my memory card unreadable for my big brother and his friend's computers. Is it possible to make my memory cards unreadable only for computers but read and writable for mobile phones or ...
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Convert primary to logic partition (memory card)

I have a 1 GB memory card which had been set as primary partition. How do I change it to a logical partition? I have already tried to Delete the contents with Fedora Linux. Used Paragon ...
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Do memory cards have any max file size limitation?

I am not sure where to ask this question, so perhaps it is physical limitation. I have a 8 GB flash micro SD memory card. When I copy any file size of up to few gigabytes, copying happens ...
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Dying SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo

I have a Memory Stick Pro Duo and after attempting to delete the largest file from a Mac the stick has become unusable. I can almost access it. When I put it in my PC I can ...
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Does this memory stck have a virus? It is showing only 541kb but the original size is 4 gb

My friend has a USB memory stick which is supposed to be 4 gb. Suddenly it has changed its size after they actually tried new software for locking usb drives. As a result the memory sticks size is ...
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My computer is not reading my PNY SD 1GB memory card

I use a Kodak EasyShare C160 digital camera, a PNY SD 1GB memory card, and a Dell Latitude E5500 computer. I have had my camera for over a year and have always been able to transfer my pictures to my ...
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Will any memory card reader with USB interface work on Ubuntu?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. I need to add/remove files from a "microSD" memory card. Before buying a memory card reader, I want to know if any memory card reader with a USB interface will work on ...
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Recovering a damaged microSDHC

I just bought from eBay a Kingston 32GB microSDHC that was advertised as defective. The seller said that there could be formatting problems or with transfer of large files. Unfortunately, when I got ...
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Linux install in flash card

I can't understand why Linux on flash card needs an install, does it simply copy certain file to certain location in flash card? I mean, plan it in a response file, then one program read the plan in ...
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Mount Canon PowerShot SD780 in Mac OS Snow Leopard as drive to get card contents?

Is there any way to browse the contents of an SD card inside my canon digital camera using my macbook pro? I am trying to move the contents of the SD card to =a new SD card (with larger capacity). ...
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Max read/writes to an SD card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the life expectancy of an SD card? I have been told this before that an SD card has a max of 10k writes and 100k reads, but I can't seem to find any ...
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Applications lost after transfer from memory card

I connected my phone using mass storage and copied all the folders from memory card to pc to transfer on another memord card. But after that, I couldn't find some applications and nokia maps wasn't ...
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How do I put photos on an SD card to view in a camera?

I have some images on my computer that I put on an SD card to view in a camera. I made sure they were all jpegs, and transferred them to the SD card, but they don't show up in the preview in the LCD ...