Category: Storage and hard drives
Caution Level: Medium
Download File Size: 195.31K
Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 29 Jan 2002
A majority of devices in the market nowadays need big memory capacities in them to be able to carry information around without having to rely on the computer memory only. Apart from having internal memory in the devices a user can choose to invest in external memory to be able to transfer the saved files to the main computer or another media. The external memory is in form of a memory stick that is portable. Some of the devices that are compatible with a memory stick include standard digital camera, mobile phones, multimedia players, I pods just but to name a few. In order to transfer information stored on the memory stick to the computer a user will need a USB Memory Stick Reader/Writer. This device is used to read information stored on the memory stick
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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With this device, users do not need to connect actual devices like digital cameras to the computer but instead just remove the memory stick from the camera and insert it into the card reader. This speeds up the download time. Apart from this the device is also able add information on it as well as do some editing on the stored information. Users can add more information on this device and this is ideal because some devices make it very difficult for uses to edit information already stored an example is the older version digital cameras. The data transfer rates of this device are very fast with speeds of up to 50X. This device can read memory sticks of any capacity as well as any content that is stored from photos, to files, to videos, to games and many others. The design is such that users can carry the device anywhere because it fits in the pocket perfectly. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and USB Memory Stick Reader/Writer errors before installing any driver updates.