Thursday, December 4, 2008

Flash Drive Know-How

How do you remove your flash drive? I never knew there was a right way and a wrong way. I take it out just like I put it in. 1-2-3, right? Not so, according to my computer tips guru at WORLDSTART.COM. Here is what Erin says in my latest newsletter about flash drive removal.

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Proper Removal
Are you one of the many who use a flash drive these days? I mean, really, how can you resist? They are so simple to use and just as convenient as can be. So, tell me, when you go to remove your flash drive from the USB port it's in, how do you do it? Do you just yank it out of there and go on with your day? If you do, that's not really the proper way to do it and if you keep doing it that way, you could end up ruining your flash drive. Well, lucky for you, I have come bearing instructions on how to properly remove a flash drive from your computer.

There are actually a couple different ways you can do this...READ MORE

2 comments:

Kay said...

Oh thank you, thank you, Leona. I was just pulling it out. I had no idea! Yikes!

Lin said...

great tip. i had no idea that you needed to do that with pc computer to remove a thumb drive. i know with my mac computer if i just pull it out-it says you have removed it improperly, etc. thanks for some useful info-will tell my family history class when i teach it again.