Frequently Asked Questions
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Q: How do I use a PC Card with the Gateway M405 notebook?A: Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA) is an international trade association and standards body. PCMCIA is also used to describe PC Cards themselves, often referred to as PCMCIA Cards. PC Cards are small form factor devices that are used in a variety of applications and devices.
Some types of PC Cards include: ATA Flash, PC Card Read-Writers, CompactFlash®, PC Card Ethernet Adapters, PC Card Fax/Data Modems, PC CardBus IEEE1394 FireWire Adapters, PC Card Hard Drives, Linear Flash, PC Card MIDI Interfaces, MultiMediaCard, PC Card SCSI Adapters, PC Card Serial I/O, SmartMedia®, Software for Card and Socket Services, PC Card SRAM, PC CardBus to USB Adapters, PC CardBus to USB Adapters, and PC Card Video Interfaces.
Inserting a PC Card
Push the card firmly into the bottom of the PC Card slot label-side up until the outer edge of the card is flush with the side of the computer.
Note: To have the eject button recessed back into the case while using the PC card, press the eject button in before inserting the PC card.
Removing a PC Card