Windows 10: USB flash drive

Discus and support USB flash drive in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; usually, when I insert a cd/dvd in my laptop, it usually asks how I want to use it, and gives 2 options: like a USB flash drive or with CD/DVD drive.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by CarlosHernandezb, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. USB flash drive

    usually, when I insert a cd/dvd in my laptop, it usually asks how I want to use it, and gives 2 options: like a USB flash drive or with CD/DVD drive. I just need to see and read what's in it. which option is appropriate?

    CarlosHernandezb, Apr 15, 2019

  2. USB Flash drive made bootable

    Hi Nelson,

    Check if there is any slide switch on the side that provides write protection. It show's a closed and open lock on each side. We suggest to follow these steps below:

    • Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port.
    • Click Start, type devmgmt.msc in the Search textbox and press Enter.
    • Find Disk Drives and expand it.
    • Find the USB flash drive you want to format, and double-click it. It opens the
      Properties dialog box.
    • Click Policies tab.
    • By default, the Optimize for quick removal option selected, switch it to Optimize for performance and then press
    • Now open Computer. Right click on the USB Flash Drive and select Format. The Format dialog box now appears.
    • Select NTFS in the File System field.
    • Press Start and wait while the process will be completed.

    You can also connect the USB drive on a different computer and try formatting.

    Let us know how it goes.
    Martin Bar, Apr 15, 2019
  3. Octopuss Win User
    Flash drive

    Yeah, suggest a racebike when someone ask for a bicycle. Just... no. USB flash drive means USB flash drive.
    Octopuss, Apr 15, 2019
  4. Sher Amo Win User

    USB flash drive

    Copying movie to Flash Drive

    Hi Todd,

    One way on how to save and move files to a flash drive is by using the File Explorer in Windows 10. To assist you with your concern, to save your movie file to a flash drive, we suggest that you follow these steps:

    • Connect your USB flash drive to your PC.
    • Navigate to the folder or location where you save your movie files.
    • Right-click on the movie file and select
    • Right-click on the Start menu, and select
      File Explorer.
    • On the left-pane, double-click on This PC.
    • Double-click on the drive letter that correspond to your USB flash drive.
    • Right-click and select Paste.
    • Wait for the process to complete the transfer.
    • Once you’re done, you can safely remove your USB flash drive.

    Let us know if the solution above works for you.
    Sher Amo, Apr 15, 2019

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