USB drive


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USB drive

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(Computer Science) computing another name for flash drive
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Earlier this year, rumors circulated that Microsoft might offer Windows 7 upgrades on a flash drive, but the talk turned out to be nothing but wishful thinking.<p>Users need a 4GB USB drive to install Windows 7 on a PC without an optical drive, Microsoft said.
The EnCase Portable is a new data acquisition solution on a USB drive. This computer forensics solution enables the user to easily and rapidly boot a target computer to the USB drive, and run a pre-configured data search and collection job.
A COMPUTER programmer who lost a finger in a motorcycle accident has had it replaced - with a USB drive.
It then divides the data for storage on the PC and a dedicated USB flash drive, eliminating the risk of information theft even if the PC or USB drive were stolen.
The software works with the help of a USB drive and Microsoft's Blue&Me system, an onboard computer system.
*Q On March 1st and March 2nd, you backed up your Pioneer Press laptop to your USB drive, did you not?
While you can install an application to an external drive, such as a USB drive, if you move this drive to another system, this registry information will be missing and the application is likely to crash.
To make data exchange even more simple and convenient, the new USB drive combination includes a DVD-RW drive that can read and write all standard DVD formats to allow for the continuously increasing need for high-capacity memory media in industrial applications.
One evolving threat comes from programs such as USB Dumper, which, installed on a computer, will suck data off any connected USB drive without any visible sign, says Brian McCarthy, vice president of marketing with Centennial Software.
They just plug the CellStik into the USB drive of a computer and edit, add, or delete contacts at their convenience.
If you lock up the laptop but leave the USB drive accessible, for example, thieves can easily unplug and steal information without having to steal the laptop itself.
The Zaptag is a USB drive on a wristband that is available in a 256- or 512-megabyte version.