How to Insert a Memory Card in your Medion AKOYA S2217 Laptop – Tutorial


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The Medion AKOYA S2217 is a great social-TV laptop for the sofa, an excellent holiday laptop and could even serve as a kids homework PC although please note that there’s no free Office 365 license included. The base model however only has 32 GB of internal storage, which makes it a poor choice for storing multimedia files, such as music, videos and pictures. There’s also a 64 GB version of the same model available. Windows 10 (32-bit) uses at least 16 GB of the SSD. We recommend storing multimedia files on an external memory card in your device to free up your device’s internal memory for applications. Plus, if you buy a new laptop, you can simply put your external memory card in your new device and all your private data is back immediately.

Which Memory Card do I need for my Medion AKOYA S2217 Laptop laptop?

Make sure you purchase the right memory card for your laptop. While many laptops have an SD card reader, the Medion AKOYA S2217 is a small 11.6 inch laptop which comes with a microSDHC card reader/writer. A microSD card or microSDHC (High-Capacity) memory card is the same type of card usually used for smartphones. Many micro SD Cards come with an SD card adapter for compatibility with SD-enabled devices, such as cameras, camcorders and computers. Memory cards usually come pre-formatted and do not need to be formatted out of the box. The slot is at the outside of the device, at the left side (near the Caps Lock key).

Make also sure you purchase a fast memory card. The SD Association defines standard speed classes indicating minimum performance to record video. The class indicates the minimum writing speed: Class 2 = 2 MB/s, Class 4 = 4 MB/s, Class 6 = 6 MB/s, Class 10 = 10 MB/s. A fast Class 10 card is recommended. A class 10 card will play video files on the Medion AKOYA S2217 fine. SDHC cards are usually shipped preformatted with the FAT file system and will work out of the box.

Popular memory cards for this laptop include, but are not limited to: SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter, Grey/Red, Standard Packaging and Samsung EVO 32GB Class 10 Micro SDHC Card with Adapter.

Insert a Memory Card

1. The slot is at the outside of the device, at the left side (near the Caps Lock key). Use your finger and fingernail to insert the memory card with the gold-colored contacts facing downwards. It should fit easily and exactly. Slide the card in as far as it will go. You hear a slight “click”, which means the card is in its locked position.
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2. Move your finger away from the device.
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3. In Windows 10, a small information box appears, sliding in and out on the right side of the screen: ESD-USB (D:) Tap to choose what happens with removable drives. This means your card is installed correctly and is automatically mounted by Windows. Your new removable drive is now also visible in Windows File Explorer / My Computer like any other drive.
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How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet D4260 Printer series – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 Steps


Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer and printer region or have your old ones refilled. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. Unlike other inkjet manufacturers, HP often designs its inkjet hardware to use country-specific consumables. When you unbox a new HP inkjet printer and set it up, you install a set of ink tanks that ship with the printer. As you turn on the device and get ready to use it, an initialization sequence localizes it to the country associated with the ink cartridges you installed.

HP recommends that you use Original HP ink cartridges. XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print at least double the pages of a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges. Three print cartridges can be used with the printer. For everyday printing: Use a black cartridge along with a tri-color cartridge.
For printing color photos: Use a photo cartridge along with a tri-color cartridge. Always install the tri-color print cartridge in the left side of the print cartridge cradle. Install the black OR photo print cartridge in the right side of the print cartridge cradle.
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1 Black print cartridge
2 Tri-color print cartridge
3 Photo print cartridge

The Print Cartridge Status lights are located in the center of the control panel.
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1 Tri-color print cartridge light
2 Black/Photo print cartridge light

You can check the ink levels by using the software installed with the HP Deskjet. To check the ink levels:
– Open the printer Toolbox.
– Click the Estimated Ink Levels tab.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable. You’ll usually install both the black and tri-color cartridges in the Deskjet, but you can use the ink-backup mode to operate the HP Deskjet with only one print cartridge. The ink-backup mode is initiated when a print cartridge is removed from the print cartridge carriage. This printing mode lets you print with a single print cartridge, but it slows the product and affects the quality of printouts.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet HP Deskjet D4260 Printer series Printer?

For your US HP Deskjet HP Deskjet D4260 Printer series Printer you need HP 74 Black AND HP 75 Tri-color cartridges OR HP 74XL Black AND HP 75XL Tri-color cartridges.
There are also Multipacks available like the HP 74 Black and 75 Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 pack.
For your European or UK HP Deskjet HP Deskjet D4260 Printer series Printer you need HP 350 Black AND HP 351 Tri-color cartridges OR HP 350XL Black AND HP 351XL Tri-colorcartridges.
There are also Multipacks available like the HP 350 Black/351 Tri-color 2-pack Original Ink Cartridges .
For printing photos use HP 348 Photo cartridges.
For printing high-quality black-and-white photographs use HP 100 – Gray Inkjet Print Cartridge cartridges.

Replace the cartridges

1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on. It can take a few seconds for the printer to turn on after you press the Power button. Wait until the product is idle and silent before continuing.
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2. Load unused, plain white letter or A4-sized paper in the tray, if you have not already done so.

Remove the empty cartridge
3. Open the cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the right side of the printer. Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before proceeding.
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4. Press down on the cartridge to release it, and then pull it toward you out its slot. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge. Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black OR photo cartridge.
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Insert new cartridge
5. Remove the new cartridge from its packaging. Be careful to touch only the black plastic.
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Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

6. Gently remove the plastic tape on the cartridge by pulling the colored pull tab.
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7. Hold the new cartridge by its sides. Hold the cartridge so that the copper strips are on the bottom and facing toward the printer. Slide the new print cartridge at a slight upward angle into the empty slot. Then gently push on the upper part of the print cartridge forward until it snaps into place. If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot. If you are installing the black OR photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.
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8. Repeat step 4 to 7 to replace the other cartridge, if needed.

9. Close the top cover.
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Align print cartridges
10. After installing a print cartridge, align the print cartridges to ensure the best print quality.
– Open the printer Toolbox.
– Click Align the Print Cartridges.
– Click Align, and then follow the onscreen instructions.
The HP Deskjet prints a test page, aligns the print cartridges, and calibrates the printer.
11. Recycle or discard the page.

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP Deskjet 3054 All-in-One series Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 15 Steps


Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer and printer region or have your old ones refilled. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. Unlike other inkjet manufacturers, HP often designs its inkjet hardware to use country-specific consumables. When you unbox a new HP inkjet printer and set it up, you install a set of ink tanks that ship with the printer. As you turn on the device and get ready to use it, an initialization sequence localizes it to the country associated with the ink cartridges you installed.

HP recommends that you use Original HP ink cartridges. XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print at least double the pages of a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges.

Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable. You’ll usually install both the black and tri-color cartridges in the HP Deskjet, however, you can use the single-cartridge mode to operate the HP All-in-One with only one print cartridge. The single-cartridge mode is initiated when a print cartridge is removed from the print cartridge carriage. During single-cartridge mode, the product can only print jobs from the computer.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP Deskjet 3054 series Printer?

For your US HP Deskjet 3054 series Printer you need
HP 61 or HP 61XL cartridges.
For your European or UK HP Deskjet 3054 series Printer you need HP 301 or HP 301XL cartridges.

Replace the ink cartridges

1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on. Wait until the product is idle and silent before continuing.
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2. Load plain white paper, if you have not already done so.

Remove the empty cartridge
3. Open the cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the product. Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before continuing.
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4. Lightly press down on the cartridge to release it, and then pull the cartridge out to remove it from its slot.
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Insert a new cartridge
5. Remove cartridge from packaging.
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6. Remove plastic tape using pink pull tab.
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Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

7. Hold the cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the cartridge into its slot. Make sure that the icon on the cartridge matches the icon on the slot. The tri-color cartridge goes in the slot on the left, and the black cartridge goes in the slot on the right. Push the cartridge forward until it snaps into place.
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8. Repeat these steps to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.

9. Close the cartridge access door.
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10. Press the button next to OK on the control panel display. The printer prints an alignment page.

Align the cartridges
Aligning the cartridges ensures high-quality output. The HP All-in-One prompts you to align the cartridges every time you install a new cartridge. If you remove and reinstall the same print cartridge, the HP All-in-One will not prompt you to align the print cartridges. The HP All-in-One remembers the alignment values for that print cartridge, so you do not need to realign the print cartridges.

11. Lift the scanner lid.
12. Place the alignment page with the printed-side down on the right-front corner of the scanner glass. See the engraved guide next to the scanner glass for help loading the alignment page.
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13. Close the scanner lid.
14. Press the button next to OK on the control panel display. The product automatically aligns the cartridges.
15. When the Alignment successful message displays on the control panel screen, press the button next to OK on the control panel display to complete the alignment.

The alignment page did not print?
If the printer did not print an alignment page, follow these steps to manually align the printer:
– In the HP Printer Software, click Printer Actions and then click Maintenence Tasks to access the Printer Toolbox. The Printer Toolbox appears.
Click Align Ink Cartridges tab. The product prints an alignment sheet.
– Now go back to step 11.