That probably won’t work at all

You’re planning to use an ExpressCard adapter to add a USB interface to your laptop, but your ExpressCard adapter is 34 mm wide and your laptop has a 54 mm wide ExpressCard slot. Which of these would be the best course of action?

Laptop Expansion Options – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 3.1

Although a laptop doesn’t offer the same customization features as a full-sized desktop computer, there are still many options available for adding and updating your laptop’s capabilities. In this video, you’ll learn about standard laptop expansion slots and memory options that can increase the value of your portable device.

Why can’t you use your laptop expansion slots?

You want to add a FireWire port to your laptop, so you’ve selected a CardBus adapter that includes multiple ports on a single expansion card. When you slide the card into your laptop, however, the card will not insert completely into the slot. What’s the most likely cause of this problem?