I have pictures on a flashdrive that someone gave me. Now I want to add more pictures to it. I'm trying to copy and paste files from Windows Explorer (I have Windows XP), and it won't let me. It says the directory or file cannot be created.
Not sure if I have to some use sort of recorder like Sonic Record, but should be able to just copy files??
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Re: Can't Copy Files onto USB Drive
You should have no isssue moving or copying files from a flash drive to your hard drive, unless there is some very unusual type of security placed on them. It sounds like you should make sure you have the proper windows open to drag and drop in Explorer or My Computer windows. I personally find it easier to drag and drop using My Computer. Open My Computer, and navigate to the folder where you want to place the pictures. (There is a quick link to My Documents on the left sidebar.) Once there, leave that window open. Then open a new My Computer window, and navigate to the flash drive, where the files should be listed or displayed. Select the file(s) you want to move, and drag them over to the first window, which is still open to your desired destination. This should solve it - thanks for rating FixYa!
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Hi, if you want to download to the flashdrive, or external memory device you are able to "Browse" the location you would like to usually before downloading, like something from the internet. If you are trying to save pictures from your computer onto your USB flashdrive you can right click your picture, select copy then goto your start menu and select & open your USB drive, then right click and paste into the window or a folder that you have created. To create a folder on your USB, just right click into a blank space in your USB window when opened, and select NEW, then Folder =) Hope that helped
Just plug it in a USB port. Use Explorer to explore the drive. Locate
the files you want to transfer to the computer. .Drag and drop it on the desktop or anywhere else. You can also use CTRL Copy, followed by CTRL V to paste at the location you select.
Hi sks846 Create a new folder in the old computer , rename it ( " old computer documents " or whatever you wish ) and copy your selected files to it . Copy the completed folder to your flash drive . Disconnect the flashdrive and connect it to the new computer . Copy the content to the new computer . Copy of your documents are now saved on both the flash drive and the new computer . You are now 100 % safe . If necessary , the originals can be found back on the old computer . Best regards , fanaudi .
Once you plug the sandisk into your computer, a window should pop up asking you if you want to view the files on the disk, if it does, click on it. If not, just go to Start Menu -> My Computer -> (The Flash Drive). Move this window to the side so you can see the desktop aswell as the flashdrive folder. (You have have to 'demaximize' (Restore Down) the window so that you can see the desktop aswell. Then go to the start menu again and go to "My Pictures" or wherever your pictures are located. then, you can click and drag the pictures from the "My Pictures" folder into the FlashDrive's folder. Once all the images are copied into the flashdrive folder, you can unplug the flash drive and the images will be on it.
Hope this helped,
It is not completely clear if you mean large PC games or if you mean small PC games.
By small PC games I mean games similar to the games that come with Windows and that appear in the 'All Programs -> Games' folder. Such as 'Free Cell', 'Hearts' or 'Solitaire'.
By large games I mean games like 'World of Warcraft' or 'Mortal Combat'.
Also, do you want to install the games on your Flashdrive or store them there?
If you want to store a large game on your flash drive. Place the CD/DVD with the game on it in your CD/DVD drive and insert your Flashdrive in a USB port.
Open 'WIndows Explorer' or 'My Computer'. Locate the CD/DVD drive that you inserted the game disk in (most likely your D: drive).
In the 'Edit' menu select 'Select All' and then in the 'Edit' menu select 'Copy'.
Then locate the Flashdrive in 'WIndows Explorer' or 'My Computer'. And in the 'Edit' menu select 'Paste'.
While this will copy the files from your game's CD/DVD disk to your Flashdrive you may or may not be able to install the game from your Flashdrive.
You can use this same procedure to copy small games to your Flashdrive from your Hard Drive. You will need to know where on your hard drive they are located. And they may or may not run from your Flashdrive.
Also you may be able to install and run games from your Flashdrive, When you run the Setup program from you game disk you will usually be given the option to select a alternative location to install the game. Select your Flashdrive at that point and it may install correctly to your Flashdrive. If it does you should be careful to always use the same USB port or the game won't run.
A flashdrive shows up in Windows as a new drive letter un Windows Explorer. If you right click on My Computer (XP), Computer (Windows 7) you can select explore or open. The dialog box that opens is split in half. the left side shows the "drives" and corresponding letters. Typically, you will have a Local C:\ for your Primary hard drive, CD Drive D:\ for a CD/DVD and the flash drive will show as Removable Drive E:. To copy work to the new flash drive, you can select save as from your program and select the drive letter that you saw the removable drive named in Windows explorer.
You can also, from the folder named My Documents, copy the file by right clicking on it, then selecting the flash drive letter and pasting into the empty window associated with it on the right side of the divided Windows Explorer screen.
may be the pen drive is infected with virus Just backup the existing file of flash drive to another drive and format the flash drive and try to copy the files. Have a nice day and do not forget to rate please...!
just attach the flash drive to the usb port. when u open my computer, there will be other drives like f: or G:. that is your flash drive. just copy the pics u want n paste it to d flashdrive.hope this works
just try this one. try to insert your flashdrive to a usb port where it is compatible then a message will appear saying open folders to view files then you can now copy and paste a pictures or songs on the pc or on ur flashdrve.