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USB Flash Drives are portable USB drives that rely upon flash storage, also known as pen drives or USB sticks.

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USB partition / volume ID path alternative that's constant over different machines

I have a USB drive with a two RAW / empty filesystem partitions and no drive letters assigned. "mountvol" lists an absolute path that is accessible on that machine regardless of the assigned drive ...
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Terminology related to a USB Flash Drives

Related to the info here What does these terms mean or imply: 1) Internal Tags: AYWR-SY24 2) Relative Offset: 16384 KB 3) Declared Power: 200 mA (Power in mili Ampere??) 4) ContMeas ID: 1575-09-...
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How to lock/write-protect a folder across various Operating Systems? [on hold]

I have a Chinese Android TV box running a modified version of Android 7.1.2 - The box suddenly throws a blank screen after which nothing works except physically restarting it. It only happens when an ...
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Are there any common standard for USB Pen drive size? [duplicate]

I hope it is okay if I mention the brand and type in here. I have to backup my data. So first I bought Corsair Flash Voyager GS 128GB. The real size that I found is 127GB. Just, to make sure I want to ...
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Automatically copy files to hundreds of USB flash drives

I'm helping my girlfriend with a event where she has to load around 1,000 USB flash drives with the same file. It is a rather small file (only a few MB) but the tedious part is actually copying the ...
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Printers do not recognize my USB 3.0 Disk drive

I have tried all of my university printers and they do not manage to detect it. Is it normal? Should i ask for replacement? Its under warranty. I suppose it is a software issue since USB 2.0 can ...
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FAT32 128GB Sandisk flash drive isn't working after deleting System Volume Information

after trying to delete files on my flash drive I accidentally deleted System Volume Information thinking it was useless. I know Windows has restore points to restore the folder but after that my flash ...
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USB 3.0 flash drive won't format - Couldn't open device

I have a 128GB USB 3.0 flash drive here that won't work anymore. When I insert it, it takes forever to mount, and forever means that it won't mount in the end. Using the Terminal, I get the ...
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Win 10 Hyper-V - use external USB disk in VM as additional storage during windows update

I have Windows 10 Enterprise with Hyper-V enabled on my notebook and have VM with Win 10 in it. However the VM seems to not have enough storage space to perform feature update 1803. I would rather not ...
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Reliable USB Flash Media

Q: What type of flash media has the best long-term storage reliability? Details: I'm aware that all flash media has varied limits on lifetime write cycles, and that there are better media for long ...
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How to copy tracks from Quod Libet to a USB stick?

I’m using Quod Libet 3.2.2 in Debian (Jessie). How can I copy tracks from Quod Libet to a USB stick? The recommended package "udisks2" is installed. I expected to find the USB stick under "View → ...
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My usb is write protected and I am not the owner, how to solve? [duplicate]

How to remove this owner and remove the write protection?
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windows was not able to complete the format [duplicate]

i have 16 gb flash drive and whenever i try to format it, the error "windows was not able to complete the format". so i tried formatting it via disk management but it still didn't work and when i ...
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Windows 10 USB flash drive not booting, but linux (ubuntu) does

I have an bootable USB with windows 10. I tried to install it on my laptop lenovo G50-80: I've selected the boot menu (after turning on the laptop via a small button: here), but the usb name wasn't ...
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How do I get my car stereo to see the music on the USB drive in alphabetical order?

I tried using a tool called Attribute Change the dates to be all the same, but it had no effect.

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