Flash Drives Technology Vocabulary:
USB Flash Drive - Removable Data Storage Device. A Flash Drive is an
and output device.
Input/Output Devices -
Input device inputs data into computer and
device outputs data from the computer. The flash drive inputs data
into computer and outputs data from the computer. Explore concept
Input & Output Devices
Data - Information, files, pictures etc.
Drive - Computer Storage Space for data
USB - Universal Serial Bus: used to attach a device to computer
Hardware Port - Location to transfer data to a device/computer ports can be located
on computer monitor, CPU front panel or on the back of the CPU.
Practices Portable Drives:
Let Virus Scanning Software check your portable
drive wait for results. Use the drive AutoPlay dialog box to view files and
give commands or drag and drop files.
Drag and drop files/folders/pictures/music to Drive. Then eject drive and pull
it out of computer.
or files just means transfer data/files from one computer to another.
Download data from computer to Flash Drive -
to transfer data is to Copy & Paste folders, documents/pictures and files to the
Another way use the command Save as to save a file to the flash
Proper Way to Remove Flash Drive - First eject drive this assures
transfer is complete. One way Use Flash Drive Icon lower right
hand corner and click eject & "Safely Remove Flash drive" Command. Another
way navigate to "My Computer " and Locate Flash Drive Right click and select
eject Flash Drive. This insures the data/Files where completely copied to
Just pulling Flash Drive out is not the correct way to use a Flash Drive.
This can corrupt files and make them not open correctly or they may not be
updated or transferred completely.
Commands Advance Skills:
Open New Internet Page = Tabbing
COMMAND = Ctrl & Click, or Ctrl & T, or Click Using Scroll Button
Open New Internet Browser = Ctrl
& N (Do you Know the difference between New Internet Page and New
Internet Browser? Try the commands out!
Triple click = Selects
Paragraph Double Click = Selects
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