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Sizes of flash drives?


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#1 rocket-dog

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 09:33 AM

Hello, I am new to the site and I have a total rookie question! I want to remove a ton of pictures from my old computer onto a USB flash drive. I'm am not at all familiar with the size's of flash drives. I have approximately 4 years worth of photo's I would like to save from the old computer so obviously I need a large storage space. This is where I need the help, what size do I need?

As I said I'm a total rookie when it comes to this. Thanks for your time and have a great day!

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 10:48 AM

It depends on how many photos you have and the size they were taken at. I have a friend with over 80Gb of photos. You can get flash drives that size, but an external hard drive will be a lot cheaper.

If you right click on the folder with all the photos in and select properties, it will give you the size of space they are taking up.

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 03:37 AM

Using USB Flash drive as a back up is not a good idea, as recovery becomes difficult if something happnes.

As diff said : A HDD would be lot cheaper and reliable.




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