Add AutoRun to a SD Memory Card


SDHC CardIn addition to USB flash drives, our tool USB AutoRun Creator can also be used to add AutoRun functionality to a SD memory card (for example to a SDHC card and a SDXC card) when it is used with a Windows based computer. An AutoRun enabled SD memory card will work in a similar way as an AutoRun enabled USB flash drive. When the user inserts the SD memory card into the card slot (card port), a menu interface, a program file or a document file will be opened automatically. Or if you prefer, a video starts playing automatically on the screen.

The AutoRun function will work regardless of whether the card is inserted directly into the computer's card reader slot or if it is plugged into an external card reader (that is connected to the computer via a USB port). Both cases will be handled and treated in the same way. If you have activated the AutoPlay dialog box in Windows, it will not be shown for the AutoRun enabled SD memory card.
 
Is it secure
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Same security system is used with SD memory cards as with USB sticks to make sure that no contents is changed after creation. The first program that starts must always be a digitally signed program from us (SamLogic Software). And if a second program will be run, we use a checksum method to verify that it has not been altered after creation.
And if you want to improve the security even more, you can write-protect (lock) the SD memory card before distribution. When a SD memory card is write-protected, no data or executable code can be saved on the card. The memory card will be read-only.
 
Supports SDHC, SDXC and other memory card formats

All memory card formats that can be read by the Windows operating system is supported by our tool USB AutoRun Creator. That includes common memory card formats as SDHC, SDXC etc.
 
FAT32 and exFAT

The following file systems are supported: FAT32 and exFAT. These are the most common file formats for memory cards and most cards are pre-formated to use one of these two file systems. SDHC uses FAT32 and SDXC uses exFAT, for example.
 
Works with Windows XP to Windows 8.1
The AutoRun function for SD memory cards will work with the following operating systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1. Read the system requirements page to obtain additional information about software and hardware requirements.
  
More details about SD memory cards
 
SD is an acronym for Secure Digital and describes devices that conform to SD standards for non-volatile memory cards. They are often used with portable devices, such as mobile phones, digital cameras, GPS navigation devices, tablet computers etc, but can also be used with desktop computers. SD memory are mostly used to store images, videos and music files, but can also be used to store software, documents, drawings etc.
SDXC Card
 
There are different types of SD cards available, and two common types are SDHC memory cards and SDXC memory cards. SDHC cards can handle up to 32 GB and SDXC cards can handle up to 2048 GB (at least theoretically; the largest available SDXC card today can handle up to 256 GB). SDXC cards are also significantly faster than SDHC cards, which can be a large benefit if large video files (for example full-HD videos) need to be handled. If only photos, documents, software etc. need to be handled, a SDHC card will normally be enough.
  
You can read more about SD memory cards on the following web pages:
 
Wikipedia - Secure Digital
SD Standards Overview  (official documentation from the SD Association)

 
 
 
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