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Do you know of an ExpressCard 54 SD Card Reader that doesn't stick out and isn't actually USB [closed]

Many ExpressCard 54 devices stick out and are inconvenient to have plugged in all the time. I would like to leave an SD Card reader in all the time as another drive. Do you know of one that doesn't ...
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39 views

HTC Android Fails to mount- Mount from computer?

I Have an HTC Incredible S (S-Off, Rooted, ViperVIVO 1.3.0 ICS) that has seemingly ceased to posses the ability to mount its SD Storage to my computer. For whatever reason, whenever I plug in my ...
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1answer
149 views

Can you build a Windows To Go device with Windows 8 Pro OEM? [duplicate]

Microsoft introduced a feature called "Windows To Go" with Windows 8 Enterprise allowing to install Windows on a USB mass storage device similar to Linux Live distributions. The documentation supplied ...
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1answer
161 views

wsearch preventing USB storage ejection

I've just upgraded to 8.1, and when trying to eject an SD card from the computer (via 'Safely remove hardware'), I get this message: The application 'wsearch' is preventing this device from being ...
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3answers
989 views

Why can a SD card be faster on an external USB reader rather than on a builtin SD reader?

I have a Sandisk SDHC 4GB Class 2 memory card, and I have benchmarked its reading speed with Palimpsest Disk Utility, under Linux and with my Acer Travelmate 5720G laptop. These are the speeds when ...
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1answer
132 views

What interface does a SD Card use?

What interface does a SD Card use? I looked at the Wikipedia article and they mention SDIO. However this seems to be just for non data transfer. Is the interface usb like? Completely usb? If it is not ...
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How does sd card write lock work? [duplicate]

Is this a software or hardware feature. If it is a hardware feature, what tells the os that it is "write protected"? If it is a software feature, is there anyway to override this? Also, is there any ...
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1answer
241 views

Test USB-connected SD card reader

I'm running a Linux system, so I'm asking a solution that can run on Linux, better if via terminal on a command line. I have a laptop with an integrated SD card reader, which is connected to ...
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1answer
257 views

Streaming video from a point-and-shoot camera that doesn't support it

I have a Canon IXUS 120is (PowerShot SD940) - a nice digital camera that's a couple of years old. It does record fairly decent video, but, alas, can't function as a webcam - and I need to stream video ...
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1answer
495 views

Boot Gentoo Linux off SD Card on MacBook Pro

I'm trying to boot off an SD card on a MacBook Pro 5,4. I can get into GRUB and boot the kernel but I get a panic when it tries to find the root file system. For some reason, no matter what option I ...
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3answers
720 views

What advantages do micro SD cards have over USB flash drives?

Other than portability are they faster? What about scaling? Or other factors?
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1answer
321 views

No autoplay when plugging my mmc sd

I'm on Windows 7. When I plug my mmc sd I hear the sound indicating it was identified (and when I unplug I hear the "unplugged" sound). However, the autoplay window doesn't show up. Also, the sd drive ...
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1answer
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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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3answers
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Copying large file from SD to HDD via USB failing on Ubuntu

I'm attempting to copy some large files from my camera (Canon EOS 500D) to my laptop, which is running 64 bit Ubuntu 9.04. I am using USB to connect the two devices. For most files, it is simply a ...
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1answer
260 views

Any large USB sticks with integrated card readers?

I have one of Kingston's DataTraveller Micro Reader USB sticks, a fantastic memory stick with an integrated micro SD and M2 card reader. However, I've gradually filled it to the brim and am looking ...
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1answer
918 views

SD Card - Optimize for Performance?

I'm running XP Pro with SP3. For USB memory sticks, I can right click, Properties -> Hardware -> Policies and select 'Optimize for Performance' or Optimize for Quick Removal'. I also get these ...
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2answers
359 views

SD card mounted as bootable image instead of FAT 32

I have an SD card that I recently used to take photos on vacation. It have taken a lot of photos using it and worked fine on the camera. However, I had forgotten that a few months before this trip, I ...
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Is it possible to disable the “scan and fix” message when inserting an SD Card?

Every time I insert the SD card from my camera into the card reader, I get this dialog: Of course there is no need to scan it. Is there a way to disable it?
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3answers
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Copying to MicroSD card from Ubuntu 9.04 Is slow

When I copy stuff to my class 6 16GB microsd card it seems very slow. This is true with multiple readers and computers, but I have only tested it with ubuntu 9.04. In /var/log/messages I get the ...
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1answer
239 views

Copying SD Cards with “LaCie d2 Network”

The LaCie d2 Network has a feature where by you can attach a USB drive and press the blue button at the from and it will copy the drive contents (no computer required). (See this review for more ...