Using a USB Flash Drive

A flash drive is a small portable memory device that plugs into a computer’s USB port. It allows you to store and transport files. They are small enough to be carried in a pocket, are both MAC and PC compatible, and can hold any type of data, including images, video and data files.

USB flash drives are also called thumb drives, jump drives, pen drives, key drives, or memory sticks. They are available in a variety of storage sizes to accommodate a variety of needs.

For instructions on using a USB flash drive:

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Last Updated: 5/23/18