How to Open a File on an SD Memory Card

by Greg Burosh

Secure Digital (SD) memory cards can store many different file types for play on your computer. They can store anywhere from 1 to 32 gigabytes and are used in notebook computers, digital cameras and camcorders, media players and other portable devices.

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Insert the SD card into your computer's card reader. It will only fit one way.

Click the "Start" button and then click "My Computer" or "Computer."

Double-click your SD card under "Devices With Removable Storage."

Double-click the folder containing the file you want to open.

Double-click the file that you want to open or view with the default program or right-click the file and choose the program under the "Open With" menu.

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Greg Burosh has been writing professionally since 2008. He has written for "Modest Proposal" magazine and has self-published several comic books. He won the Student Excellence in Literature Award in spring 2010 and graduated from Indiana University-South Bend with a Bachelor of Arts in English writing and literature.

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