Formatting Memory Cards

by Dave Andrews ; Updated September 18, 2017

Formatting a memory card involves putting it into a memory card reader, right clicking the drive and selecting either a FAT format, which is accessible by non-Windows operating systems, or a NTFS format, which is Microsoft's newest file system. Format a memory card on a computer, erasing it from the card simultaneously, with IT help from a software developer in this free video on computers.

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Dave Andrews is a software developer with a business and Web site selling programs and other computer services in Franklin, Tenn. Having worked in the IT industry for more than 8 years, Andrews has an intimate understanding of computer technologies. He holds a degree in computer science from Middle Tennessee State University with a minor in mathematics. Andrews began working with computers when he was nine years old, programming BASIC on a Precomputer 2000. He now programs in C/C , Java, Microsoft .Net, ASP, Python and PHP and has written large, integrated program used by clients as large as state governments. Andrews is currently employed by a government IT department and enjoys the public service and constant challenge that such a position provides.