Category: Storage and hard drives
Caution Level: Medium
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Operating System: Windows 98/2000/NT/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 0.15.23 / 2005
Computer users need to transfer information from time to time. There are several gadgets in the market which promote this aspect of transferring information. A majority of these gadgets use flash memory cards to be able to transfer the information from one media to another. Some of these gadgets include digital cameras, MP3 players, I pod, palmtop computer, mobile phones just but to name a few. When using these gadgets the user saves information in them either data, photos or videos. This information is saved in a flash memory card which is portable. If the user needs to transfer the information to their personal computers the flash memory cards must be read. The gadget used to read these cards is known as flash card reader. Although they are called card readers they are all read-write.
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Apart from using card readers information can be transferred through the use of serial cables. However card readers are much faster and most of them have an option of editing the information to the user's preference. The card reader also avoids the use of cables and gives you a wireless option. Some card readers have the option of reading multiple memory cards hence saving a lot of time. Due to the portability of the card reader a user is able to use it in any computer and is not restricted to only one. A user can also organize his/her work by having multiple cards but can still use all of them at the same time. These card readers do not have limitations either they can accommodate memory cards of any capacity. The size of the card readers are also very convenient and can be carried around with ease. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Flash Card Reader errors before installing any driver updates.