06-16-2012 05:34 AM
I have an older HP Pavilion a450n desktop PC. I am about to install a memory card for my cell phone that says it can take an 8GB card. I'd like to use it to transfer files from my cell phone to my PC. I'm a beginner at this, but I suspect my PC is too old to accept an SDHC card. I assume I would insert the card (in an adapter) into the MMC/SD slot. Is this correct? Also what is the maximum size it will take?
06-17-2012 03:26 PM
Review the specifications for your PC. You are correct, SDHC is not mentioned.
I would go with an external USB media reader. They are cheap and will do the job.
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09-08-2012 04:14 PM
This is a quick way that might fix your problem without having to spend any money. It worked for me on both my panasonic and hp notebooks. http://www.ehow.com/how_4890805_card-reader-sdhc-c