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I purchased a PNY USB 2.0 Drive and loaded it on my Lap Top PC for memory storage and I am unable to store any documents with that device. I have Windows XP and high speed internet

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It should be like any other usb stick... when you plug it in does a window pop up... chose open and a window should open just like your hard drive ... drag and drop files you wish to save into it space permitting of course.

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I have a thompson ths220 recorder and am unable to record programmes. I go in to epg menu and book a programme but the usb file is not compatible


It is possible that the USB drive is not formatted to the required specification (FAT/FAT32).

Please visit the following link and update to the latest firmware - http://www.thomsonstb.net/en/products/satellite-receivers/ths220

You'll also find a Manual there.

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It is recommended to use USB 2.0 storage devices. If your device is not compatible to USB 2.0 specifications, multimedia functions of the receiver might not work properly.
THOMSON cannot guarantee compatibility with all types of USB storage devices.
It is advised not to store important information on USB storage devices used with the receiver. Always make backups of data on your USB storage device before using it with this receiver. THOMSON will not take responsibility for any loss of information or circumstances caused by loss of information.
Please ensure that either the USB device is already formatted to FAT/FAT32, or format the USB device via your receiver.

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How back up your files (data) before doing system restore


<p>1. Use of pre-installed backup tools. Many computers have a backup software installed when you buy (including Time Machine backup and restore for Mac or Windows). These tools are designed to transfer files to various media they create on the computer hard drive or external hard drive, you can prevent a total loss of data is performed. When you open the utility, follow the onscreen instructions to complete the backup. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Back up important files on a USB stick or Memory Stick. Insert the stick into a USB port on your computer. Drag the selected files to the disk icon on the desktop (Mac) or PC (Windows) will appear. Flash drives and memory sticks are very mobile and can be stored in small spaces such as basements. Although they generally do not have a capacity of more than a few gigabytes (GB), they are large enough to store your important files. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Enter an external hard drive. These external hard drives usually have a very large capacity and can therefore keep most or all files on a disk. Connect the external hard drive via a USB port. You can drag and drop files on your hard disk or use it as a means of backup using a backup utility installed. <br /> <p><br /> <p>4. Burn your important files on a CD-R or DVD-R. an entire hard disk backup can be many slices, so this option is ideal if you want large media files or documents for easy access later. Insert the CD into the CD-ROM and follow the instructions on the screen (for Windows and Mac) to back up and store files. <br /> <p><br /> <p>5. Upload files for storage in the cloud. Services in the Internet cloud storage (like Mozy and drop-down box) are great ways to backup files to the internet access from any Internet enabled device. Important files with sensitive information may only be attached to a back-up cloud services such as Mozy. Clouds, Drop box is ideal for backing up photos, videos and other files less sensitive.<br />

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How to install Windows Vista/7 using bootable USB storage device


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- Windows Vista/7 DVD 0r installation source (setup backup files)
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  • Run CMD and execute the following commands one by one.
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To quit Diskpart utlity
Now copy all Windows Vista/7 files to USB storage device... thats all.
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Note: If you face any trouble to boot w/ it or unable to boot, try this
FIX.
I:\Boot\Bootsect.exe /NT60 I: Where I: is the drive letter of USB storage device

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My son put together a 4gb pny usb for me on my vacation put a bunch of games i just love playing all i get is pictures but not the videos we took at the zoo and only pics and parts of the games playing...


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