How to Insert a Memory Card into Your PC

To use a memory card, just plug that memory card into the proper card slot, located either directly on the PC's console or via a memory card adapter attached to a USB port. Windows instantly recognizes the card and mounts it into the computer system, making whatever information is on the card instantly available.

Don’t force a memory card into a slot! If you can’t get the memory card into one slot, try a different slot.

Memory cards are inserted label side up. For vertically mounted memory card readers, try label-left (although this may not always work).

After inserting the memory card, you may see the AutoPlay dialog box displayed (shown in this figure). Use the dialog box to choose how to view the card's contents, such as choosing the View Pictures option to view images stored on the card from a digital camera.

This dialog box lets you choose how to view the files on your memory card.
This dialog box lets you choose how to view the files on your memory card.
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