Flash drives as in memory sticks are a popular choice for backups. Once your data is backed up to the drive, it is easy to store in a safe place or transport off site for added protection. Actually that applies to any portable hard drive, as does the following procedure. Most flash drives come formatted as FAT That is fine from day-to-day but there is a strict 4 GB limit applying to the size of any file. A good choice is NTFS.
I see so much on UNIX and have played with it, yet if someone can recommend the correct package it could save me lots of trial and error. I get many requests from friends and relatives to rescue pictures from Severely infected disks and playing with windows is not fun…. Anyways, Thought I'd provide a Status. I had played with Hirens before, so I added that and found "Parted Magic" which lets me copy files between drives. If I could change the question, I'd include the ability to copy files.
It is typically removable, rewritable and much smaller than an optical disc. Since first appearing on the market in late , as with virtually all other computer memory devices, storage capacities have risen while prices have dropped. USB flash drives are often used for storage, data back-up and transfer of computer files.