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How do i transfer my data, music & images to my usb 2.0 flash drive, to transfer from one pc to another.

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  1. Plug the usb flash drive in
  2. wait for OS to recognize device "Ready to Use"
  3. right click on the folder/music/images
  4. select send to
  5. Left click device letter of flash drive e.g. E removable sandisk flash.

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Anyway, at the desktop, run the "Files and Settings Transfer Wizard" to gather your desktop info, such as favorites, desktop icons, My Documents, etc:
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