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PC CARD ANNOYANCES

FITTING PC CARDS

The Annoyance:

I have a Type III PCMCIA drive card that I want to use with my laptop, but it doesn't seem to fit.

The Fix:

Easy there, killer. Your laptop probably doesn't offer a Type III card slot. The PCMCIA standards body (http://www.pcmcia.org) defines three types of PC Cards. All three card types use the same length and width (and the same 68-pin PC Card connector), but differ in thickness:


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