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Benefits of Using USB Flash Drives for Data Files

Updated on April 12, 2017
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Benefits of Using a USB Flash Drive
Benefits of Using a USB Flash Drive

Reasons to Use a USB Flash Drive

USB flash drives are useful for storing a lot of space for your personal and business use. It helps your computer save up free space which will cause your computer less of a chance for viruses. A USB flash drive can hold more space than a computer CD, and it is easy to handle. You can use your USB flash drive as a necklace, keychain, or keep it in a desk drawer.

A USB flash drive is easy to use and it cost less than $10.00 at most stores. Some libraries also sell USB flash drives. The reason your laptop or computer have less of a chance in getting a virus when using a USB flash drive, is because it will help your computer not slow down due to all the free space.

The USB flash drive has other names also: USB stick, pen drive, USB key, and portable storage drive.

There are many files you can store on a USB Flash Drive

  • Photos
  • Music
  • Documents
  • Articles
  • Videos
  • Movies
  • Games

Some USB flash drives come in many fun designs and colors. Most USB flash drives can hold up to 2GB or more. The more things you save on a USB flash drive instead of on your computer the better your computer's performance will be throughout the years. When saving something on a USB flash drive, you just select "save as" and then give your file a name. After that, choose the "USB flash drive" to send the saved file to. Once you get used to, it becomes easier; soon you'll be organizing your files and putting them in order on your USB flash drive.

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    • Brinafr3sh profile image

      Brinafr3sh 5 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Hi unknown spy, that's true, I rather have USB flash drives for storing all my files. Thanks for commenting.

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      yeah, flash drives are so much better than diskettes before. lots of space and perfect for storing all files.

    • Brinafr3sh profile image

      Brinafr3sh 5 years ago from West Coast, United States

      Hi Patkay, USB flash drives are really important. Thanks for leaving a comment.

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      Patrick Kamau 5 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

      I totally agree with you, a flash drive is very important for carrying our work. One thing I like about them is the varying styles that they come with. Thanks for sharing.