Tag Archives: USB flash drives

Windows 10 Lets You Remove USB Drives Without ‘Safely Removing’ Them

    Windows 10 Lets You Remove USB Drives Without ‘Safely Removing’ Them Most of us are so used to clicking “Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media” before removing a flash drive or external drive from our Windows computers, we didn’t even notice that Microsoft changed all that with the release of Windows 10 Version 1809 in October… Read More »

Windows USB Troubleshooter

Windows USB Troubleshooter Sometimes USB devices have problems and when it happens it can be frustrating. We’re big fans of choosing the simplest fix first. Why? Because it saves time. If the simplest fix doesn’t work, then you’ll still have the opportunity to roll up your sleeves dig down and look at other things that may be causing… Read More »

Create a bootable Windows installation USB flash drive in less than 10 minutes

Netbooks don’t come with optical drives (CD/DVD) drives – so how are you going to reinstall Windows if you need to? You can install it from a USB flash drive that’s how. But even if you don’t have a netbook, did you know that installing Windows from a USB flash drive is much faster than installing from a… Read More »

Two things you can do with a USB Flash Drive you probably didn’t know

USB flash drives are small, portable, and have many uses. Here are two uses for USB flash drives you probably didn’t know. 1. Use your USB flash drive as an MP3 player Yes you can. All you need are speakers or earphones, Windows Media Player, and a USB flash drive loaded with your favorite MP3 music files. Just… Read More »