Nintendo 3DS Forums
Go Back   Nintendo 3DS Forums > Gaming > Nintendo 3DS > Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers Having technical issues with your Nintendo 3DS? Confused about a particular feature? Get your questions answered here!

[Unanswered] How do I move SD card files onto my computer safely?
Old 08-21-2013, 03:14 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 11
Default How do I move SD card files onto my computer safely?

Title says it all. Was going to upgrade to a 16 gb sd card and wanted to know how I can move the files on my computer. Like where do o insert the SD card? Do I need to buy something?
Old 08-21-2013, 03:44 AM
Alfnerd's Avatar
of Rivea
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Pancake
Posts: 792
Default

If you have a modern CPU, you'll have either USB slots, or SDcard slots. If no SDcard slots, fear not, there are SD converters which you can plug into the USB (dual SD slots are a little more convenient, as you can just copy and paste the files from the old card to the other) Make sure you COPY the files (in case new one breaks down, you have backup). If only one slot in SDcard reader, copy all the stuff from the old sdcard, and put it in a new folder on the desktop, then take the old sdcard out and put in the new one

This works on windows
really basic stuff
__________________
If you want to get a hold of me, add my steam (Alfnerd) or Discord (Hunter K#7103)!