How to open a flash drive?

Lyubov Shalabayeva
Lyubov Shalabayeva
October 1, 2014
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How to open a flash drive?

It has long been replaced by disks and floppy disks flash drives that allow you to store and transfer information. We will tell you how to open a USB flash drive on a computer on various operating systems and devices.

Step-by-step instruction

Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port. It is usually located next to the microphone and headphone jacks. After that, click "Start" and go to "My Computer". This can also be done from the desktop. Among all the other disks you will see that a new one has appeared, for example, “KINGSTON (F)”. It may be called differently depending on how the flash drive is renamed. Left-click on the removable disk image, then its contents will open before you. This opens the USB flash drive on the Windows operating system.

How to open a USB flash drive on Linux?

Removable media on almost all operating systems open the same way. However, if you use a Linux system, certain difficulties may arise.

You can open the flash disk from autorun or go to computer: // where you need to choose a device to open.If removable media is not detected, download and install drivers that will support the operation of such devices. After installation, the computer needs to be restarted, and the flash drive opened in some file manager.

How to open a flash drive on Android and MasBook?

The instruction is relevant for those who use the tablet or phone on the android. The first step is to install the file manager. This may be the X-plore File Manager application or the ES File Explorer program. With their help, you can go to the USB flash drive.

Are you a MacBook owner? Then you will open the removable disk as follows: connect the USB flash drive to any USB port, after a few seconds it will be reflected on the desktop screen as an icon. Click on it twice, and the contents of the files recorded on this disc will be displayed in front of you.

If you are interested in how to open a hidden flash drive, then memorize the sequence of actions: open a removable disk, select the "Tools" section in the toolbar, then "Folder Options", "View", "Advanced Options". Find the line "Hide protected system files" and uncheck the box, and in the line "Show hidden files and folders", on the contrary, you need to put it.Save the changes.

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