Secure Digital (SD) cards are a widely used memory card format used by many technology brands brands in portable electronic devices such as digital cameras.

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EEEPC 900 running Jaunty not automounting sd card after upgrade to kernel 2.6.28-15

I recently used the Ubuntu update manager to upgrade the kernel on my netboook to 2.6.28-15. The problem is that the new kernel no longer auto-mounts my SD card, which happens to contain my /home ...
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Recover data from SD card

I have a 2 GB Kingston microSD card which is about three years old. I put it in a reader today in my Windows Vista computer, wrote a 32 MB file onto it, safely removed it, and then tried to ...
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How do I find out if my laptop will read an SDHC card?

I use an HP Pavilion dv6000 series laptop. Is there a way I can find out whether the card reader on this computer supports SDHC cards and what class?
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Can we format SD Cards with the exFAT format?

I don't have one to test this at the moment but I plan to buy an 8GB card and use it with ReadyBoost (Windows 7) on my laptop.
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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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Please insert a disk into SD/MMC - Windows Vista

I tried using my 2 GB microSD card using the built-in card reader. On clicking the drive I get: Please insert a disk into SD/MMC The card works fine on other computers, as does the microSD-...
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What type of SD card do I need to use as Windows Ready Boost memory?

I have a laptop with an SD card reader and was wanting to buy and SD card to use as ready boost memory. Is there a specific type of SD card that is required so that windows can access it?
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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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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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Recover files from a dead SD card in linux? (Possibly killed by a Nokia E71)

I have an SD Micro card that is not working any more. Background: What happened is I took it out of my old cellphone (it was working fine), and put it into my new cellphone (a Nokia E71). The Nokia ...
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Why Is My Media Card Reader not working in Windows 7?

I have a Dell 2407FWP monitor that has a built in media card reader and USB ports. The USB Ports work fine but the media card reader shows up in Devices as a USB 2.0 device with the error that it ...
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Can I use something like the SSD TRIM command on a SD card?

SSD flash hard drives have started to support TRIM in order to avoid the slowdown that occurs after a while. How do I do something similar on a SD card ? Like reformating the SD card, but at a ...
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What's the life expectancy of an SD card?

I have some SD cards that I use. Is there a limit to how many times I can write over them? If I leave information on a card, is there anything that can cause it to lose this information eventually (...
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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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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 info)....
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SD card works only once in Kubuntu 9.04

I have a new MSI GX620 derived laptop, with an internal SD card reader. It works fine when I first insert a card. But when I "safely remove" the card with Dolphin, and stick in a new card, nothing ...
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Installing Windows on an SD Card

Assuming you have a built-in slot, is it feasible to install Windows 7 (Vista, or XP for that matter) onto a 32gig SD card? By install, I mean house your windows folder and any OS required folders and ...