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You have one of two a standard usb flash drive or a mp3 player cheack for earphone jack or Its a storage device even mp3 players can be storage devices connect the usb to your pc you may be asked for a install disk after install go to my computer a new drive appers add any files to tis drive.

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Transfer files from one computer to another


The easiest way is to have something like an external hard drive or usb flash drive then copy the files from the old computer and then take the usb flash drive or external drive and and plug it into the new computer and copy the files to it.

You will be using the concept of copy and paste or drag and drop to get the files.

You can only copy things such as your documents, music, pictures and videos. You cannot copy programs from one computer to the other, programs have to be reinstalled so that they can update the registry and other settings in windows to work.

The majority of your documents, music, pictures and videos will be in your MY DOCUMENTS folder.

May 08, 2012 | PC Desktops

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Steps to create a bootable Vista or Windows 7 USB flash drive for the purpose of...


<b>Steps to create a bootable USB flash drive for the purpose of installing a Vista or Windows 7 OS<br /> <br /> <br /> Microsoft Provides a tool to do this for you - Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool which is available for <a href="http://images2.store.microsoft.com/prod/clustera/framework/w7udt/1.0/en-us/Windows7-USB-DVD-tool.exe">download here</a>. If you need instructions on how to use the tool, see the Microsoft Store Help on the ISO-Tool (<a href="http://store.microsoft.com/Help/ISO-Tool">http://store.microsoft.com/Help/ISO-Tool</a>).<br /> <br /> or <br /> <br /> <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Please follow the steps below</span><br /> <br /> </b> <b>Required:</b><br /> <ul> <li>USB Flash Drive (4GB+)</li> <li>Microsoft OS Disk (Vista / Windows 7)</li> <li>A computer running Vista / Windows 7</li></ul> <b>Step 1: Format the Drive<br /> </b>The steps here are to use the command line to format the disk properly using the <i>diskpart</i> utility. [Be warned: this will erase everything on your drive. Be careful.]<br /> <ol> <li>Plug in your USB Flash Drive</li> <li>Open a command prompt as administrator (Right click on Start &gt; All Programs &gt; Accessories &gt; Command Prompt and select "Run as administrator"</li> <li>Find the drive number of your USB Drive by typing the following into the Command Prompt window:<br /> <span>diskpart<br /> list disk</span><br /> The number of your USB drive will listed. You'll need this for the next step. I'll assume that the USB flash drive is disk 1.</li> <li>Format the drive by typing the next instructions into the same window. Replace the number "1" with the number of your disk below.<br /> <span>select disk 1<br /> clean<br /> create partition primary<br /> select partition 1<br /> active<br /> format fs=NTFS<br /> assign<br /> exit<br /> </span><span>When that is done you'll have a formatted USB flash drive ready to be made bootable.</span></li></ol> <b>Step 2: Make the Drive Bootable <br /> </b>Next we'll use the <i>bootsect</i> utility that comes on the Vista or Windows 7 disk to make the flash drive bootable. In the same command window that you were using in Step 1:<br /> <ol> <li>Insert your Windows Vista / 7 DVD into your drive.</li> <li>Change directory to the DVD's boot directory where <i>bootsect</i> lives:<br /> <span>d:<br /> cd d:\boot</span></li> <li>Use <i>bootsect</i> to set the USB as a bootable NTFS drive prepared for a Vista/7 image. I'm assuming that your USB flash drive has been labeled disk G:\ by the computer:<br /> <span>bootsect /nt60 g:</span></li> <li>You can now close the command prompt window, we're done here.</li></ol> <b>Step 3: Copy the installation DVD to the USB drive<br /> </b>The easiest way is to use Windows explorer to copy all of the files on your DVD on to the formatted flash drive. After you've copied all of the files the disk you are ready to go.<br /> <b>Step 4: Set your BIOS to boot from USB<br /> </b>This is where you're on your own since every computer is different. Most BIOS's allow you to hit a key at boot and select a boot option.<br /> <br />

on May 19, 2011 | PC Desktops

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MultiBoot USB Flash - Survival Guide


Grub4DOS is a boot manager
that can be easily installed to a USB flash.
It allows booting multiple operating systems
from a simple graphical user interface.

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1.) Format the USB flash drive in the FAT32 or NTFS filesystem. (Windows)
(
Download and start HPUSBFW.EXE )http://dl.dropbox.com/u/4040651/HPUSBFW.EXE
-REMINDER!!! all data will be deleted on the USB flash-


1.a) Download necessary files
Grub4Doshttp://dl.dropbox.com/u/4040651/grub4dos-0.4.4.zip
Grub4Dos gui Installer 1.1
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/4040651/Grub4Dos%20gui%20Installer%201.1.rar

1.b) Extract the downloaded zip files into separate folders.
For example:
Grub4DOS to C:Grub4DOS
Grub4Dos gui Installer 1.1 to C:
Grub4Dos gui Installer 1.1

2.)
If your flashdrive is not already plugged into the computer, plug it in now.

2.a) The next step is to run the Grub4DOS Installer.
Browse to the Installer's unzipped folder using Windows Explorer.

2.b) Run the grubinst_gui.exe program (Windows XP)
Right-click on grubinst_gui.exe Run as administrator (Windows 7)

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2.c) Once the program is started, select the Disk option,
then click the Disk Refresh button and then select
your flashdrive from the dropdown box.
IMPORTANT:If you accidentally select the wrong drive,
you may not be able to boot your system without doing a boot repair.

2.d) Now click the Part List Refresh button,
then the dropdown box and finally select the Whole disk (MBR) option

2.e) Click the Install button to install Grub4DOS to the MBR
of the flashdrive.
Hopefully, you'll get the message that the installation was successful.

3.) The next step is to copy the grldr file to the flashdrive's
root folder.Using Windows Explorer, browse to the folder
where you unzipped
the Grub4DOS program and copy the file to the flashdrive.

3.a) Grub4DOS is now installed on the flashdrive.

4.)Download file
menu.lsthttp://dl.dropbox.com/u/4040651/menu.lst

4.a)You need to copy the menu.lst file to USB Flash

4.b)Create a folder Boot on a USB flash drive.
in this folder create new folders
Splash
menus

4.c) Download file
Snaiyahttp://dl.dropbox.com/u/4040651/Snaiya

4.d) On USB flash-open the folder Boot
Within-we see Splash folder. Copy the file Snaiya into it.


5.) Add Puppy Linux on a multiboot USB flash

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5.a) Download the Puppy ISO imagehttp://www.puppylinux.org/

5.b) Create a folder Puppy on a USB flash drive.

5.c) Take from the downloaded ISO, file
PUP_420.SFS (from the folder Puppy)
Rename it to pup_420.sfs
and copy it to
USB flash.

5.d) Copy all other files from the downloaded ISO (from the folder Puppy)
to the folder /Boot/Puppy/ (Create a folder on a USB flash)

5.e) In the menu.lst add a:

title Puppy
kernel (hd0,0)/boot/Puppy/vmlinuz ramdisk_size=100000
initrd /boot/Puppy/initrd.gz

5.f) Preserve the changes and now menu.lst looks like this:

gfxmenu (hd0,0)/boot/Splash/Snaiya
timeout 30
default 0

title Puppy
kernel (hd0,0)/boot/Puppy/vmlinuz ramdisk_size=100000
initrd /boot/Puppy/initrd.gz

title Boot from CD-rom
cdrom --init
map --hook
chainloader (cd0)

title ShutDown PC
halt

title Reboot PC
reboot

5.g) Puppy on our MultibootUSB flash-is ready for operation.
(Now we can restart our computer and see how it looks and works)

Depending on the options your motherboard, it is necessary when starting
your computer keyboard press: F8 or F12 or Esc, etc..
Thus you will appear a menu where you choose your USB flash drive.


on Feb 07, 2011 | PC Desktops

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It is very slow


Download a free optimiser and run it.
defrag the hard drive
maximise your ram check crucial.com download ram check to view recommended upgrades

right click my computer/ click manage/ click defrag/ while there check hard disk size and free disc space if less than 20% free then either get larger drive or remove unnecessary video, pictures music to flash drives or cd/dvd

Feb 11, 2011 | PC Desktops

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I just bought a PNY 4 GB High speed usb 2.0 drive I would like to put my pictures on it how do I do it? from my computer.


Insert the USB drive into any USB port of your computer. When you do, you should see a window pop up that asks what you would like to do now. Click the option to browse the files. You should now have a window open for your USB drive. Next, open up my computer and find your pictures on your hard drive. Once you have found them, you can click and drag the pictures from the hard drive window to the USB drive window. Do this as necessary for any or all the pictures.

Nov 19, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Porteus Guide for survival (Live Linux) USB flash-CD


<span><span>Porteus</span> <span>is a</span> l<span>inux</span> <span>distribution</span> <span><br />customized for</span> <span>USB</span> <span>drives and</span> <span>disks</span> <span>(</span><span>live</span> <span>mode</span><span>)</span><br /> <span>It is available</span> <span>as</span> <span>64bit</span> <span>and</span> <span>32bit</span> <span>solution</span> <span>to install</span> <span><br />on</span> <span>USB</span> <span>flash</span><span>,</span> <span>CD</span><span>,</span><span>MP3</span> <span>player</span><span>,</span> <span>camera</span> <span>and</span> <span>hard drive.<br /><br /></span></span><span><span>As all the above done in a few steps is the subject of this Guide.<br /><br /></span></span><span>Porteus 64bit<br /><img src="laikexpert.jpg" /><br /></span><span><br /> Porteus 32bit </span><br /><img src="laikexpert_1.jpg" /><br /><br /><span><span>1) How to put Porteus on a USB flash drive.<br /><br /></span></span><span><span>1.a) Format the USB flash drive in the FAT32 filesystem. </span><span>(Windows)<br /></span><span>(MyComputer, right click on your USB flash drive, Format, File System = FAT32, start)<br /><br /></span></span><span><span>1.b) Download Porteus<br /><a href="http://porteus.org/index.php#">http://porteus.org/index.php#</a><br /></span></span><span>download: Porteus 64bit or Porteus 32bit</span><br /><br /><span><span>1.c) Porteus is distributed as a ISO image.<br /></span><span>It is necessary to unpack it on your USB flash drives.<br /></span><span>When you do this, you will see on your USB flash,<br /></span><span>two new folders: boot and porteus<br /></span><span>Open the folder </span></span><span><span>boot </span></span><span><span><br />and run<br /></span><span>bootinst.bat (if you're in Windows).<br /></span><span>or<br /></span><span>bootinst.sh (if you are in Linux).<br /></span><span>Then it will become bootable, ie. </span><span>able to raise from your USB flash drive.</span></span><br /><br /><span><span>1.d) Then you need to restart your computer.<br /><br /></span></span><span><span>Depending on the options your motherboard, it is necessary when starting<br /></span><span>your computer keyboard press: F8 or F12 or Esc, etc..<br /></span><span>Thus you will appear a menu where you choose your USB flash drive.<br /></span><span>After Porteus menu comes before you.</span></span><br /><span><span><br /><img src="laikexpert_2.jpg" /><br /></span></span><span><span>(If in your BIOS is not set options for boot from USB flash drives, you can<br /></span><span>do so when you start your computer press the keys: Delete, etc..<br /></span><span>Thus will appear in the menu where you can set which devices can be boot-able)</span></span><br /><span><span><br /></span></span><span><span>2) How to put Porteus on CD.</span></span><br /><br /><span><span>1.b) Download Porteus<br /> <a href="http://porteus.org/index.php#">http://porteus.org/index.php#</a><br /> </span></span><span>download: Porteus 64bit or Porteus 32bit</span><br /><span><span><br /></span></span><span><span>2.b) </span></span><span><span>Porteus is distributed as a ISO image.</span></span><br /><span><span>It is necessary to burn it to CD <br />using the option of your program to burn CDs<br /></span><span>Burn CD ISO image (Windows - Nero / Burn Image to Disc, for example)</span></span><br /><span><span><br /></span></span><span><span>2.c)</span></span><span><span> Then you need to restart your computer.<br /><br /></span></span><span>2.d) </span><span><span>Depending on the options your motherboard, it is necessary when starting</span><span> your computer keyboard press: F8 or F12 or Esc, etc..<br /></span><span>Thus you will appear a menu where you choose your CD drive.<br /></span><span>After Porteus menu comes before you.</span></span><br /><br /><span><span>3) The Porteus Live mode</span></span><br /><span><span>see all your Windows and all. </span><span>partitions</span><span> and you can now manipulate them.</span></span><br /><br /><span><span>3.a) Good collection of </span><span>programs ie. </span><span>modules:</span></span><br /><a href="http://www.forum.porteus.org/">http://www.forum.porteus.org/</a><br /><span><span><br /></span></span><span><span>3.b) You can start using your Porteus easily.</span></span><br /><span><span><br /></span></span>

on Jan 30, 2011 | PC Desktops

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I want to transfer data from my dial-up desktop, to my new laptop high-speed broadband. How?


Several ways:
1.) 4GB flash drive
2.) External USB drive (320GB or more)
3.) Burn CD or DVD on the desktop and copy to the laptop
4.) Connect them in a local or ad hoc network (not too easy)
I'm sure other expers will have more ideas...

Anyway, at the desktop, run the "Files and Settings Transfer Wizard" to gather your desktop info, such as favorites, desktop icons, My Documents, etc:
[Start]
[All Programs]
[Accessories]
[System Tools]
[Files and Transfer Wizard] [Next]
At the desktop, answwer [Old Computer] [Next]
Cintinue to answer the questions
If you have a lot of music or loots of pictures, then just transfer the "Settings Only".

After a successful transfer of the settings, run the wizard again and transfer your "Data Only"

Hope this gets you started.

















Sep 18, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Can you put a memorex 2 hd 3.5 in your laptop to scan pictures? if so how do you remove the disk from the plastic cover?


You can't remove this cover, if you do it will be damaged permanently. If your laptop have a floppy drive then you can do , if not there is a few ways around it, put the floppy in your desktop floppy drive and copy pictures to my pictures folder and then send them to your email address or place them as documents and do an attachment, but you must be able to insert this 2hd in a (floppy drive) or you can copy this disk to a memory stick!

Aug 28, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Brand new hp pavilion dv2839tx entered pass word & it`s not reconised,try to reset password,informed to use floppy disc or usb flash drive & try again,i have done this with blank floppy disc,still...


Let me help you with that concern!

First, the computer asks you for a Password Reset Disk right? And then you inserted a BLANK Floppy Disk since you dont have a Flash Drive. But here is the thing, the computer is asking you a "Password Reset Disk" and in order for you to do that is, after you created a password into your account at your computer, the computer suggests to create a reset disk by inserting a floppy drive or a flash drive. And what the computer is doing is copying the password data into the floppy drive or to a flash drive. So inserting a blank floppy drive will do nothing on recovering your password. You need a password reset disk, but then again i think you did created a reset disk, so what you can do is to Reinstall the Operating System. I know your files are important but that is the only last resource that we can do. My suggestion is just back up all your files by inserting you hard drive into another laptop or you can just call drivesavers. You may visit their website at www.drivesavers.com and this is only a tip if still want to backup your files. But the resolution is still reinstalling the operating system.

Thanks!
I know it will work. Be Positive!
Your good rating will be very much appreciated.

Good luck and thank you!

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Jul 26, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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