using USB Flash drive

  aboutit 18:41 13 Dec 04
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I have XP Home and have bought a flash drive 128MB if I plug it into the usb what is the best way to transfer pictures etc. Do I remove it by the taskbar method? can I then plug it into my laptop Win ME and how do I extrac t the files.pics etc ? What do I do to delete everything so that I can store new things on it?

  ^wave^ 18:44 13 Dec 04

just use it like a disk drive drag and drop

  aboutit 19:07 13 Dec 04

How do I delete files from the flash drive do I just right click and delete?

  Tycho 19:13 13 Dec 04

Yest, but it won't give you a second chance by putting it in the recycle bin.

By the way, when you want to remove the falsh drive click on the little icon in the system tray which will bring up "safely remove device" or some such, then click on the line of text. If you don't do this you can end up losing a buffer full of data and, possible getting requests to reformat the drive.

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  aboutit 19:14 13 Dec 04

many thanks

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