For a long time now disks and diskettes have replaced diskflash drives that allow you to store and transfer information. We'll show you how to open a USB flash drive on a computer on various operating systems and devices.

Step-by-step instruction

Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port. It is usually located next to the microphone and headphone jacks. After that, click the "Start" button and go to "My Computer". You can also do this from the desktop. Among all the other discs, you'll see that there's a new one, for example, "KINGSTON (F)". It can be called differently depending on how the flash drive is renamed. Click the left mouse button on the image of the removable disk, and then its contents will open before you. This opens a USB flash drive on the Windows operating system.

How to open a USB flash drive on Linux?

Removable media on almost all operating systems open the same way. However, if you use the Linux system, there may be some difficulties.

You can open the Flash drive from AutoPlay orgo to computer: //, where you need to select the device to open. If the removable media is not detected, download and install the drivers that will support the operation of such devices. After installation, the computer needs to be rebooted, and the flash drive should be opened in any file manager.

How to open a flash drive on android and MasBook?

Instruction is relevant for those who usetablet or phone on the android. The first step is to install the file manager. This can be an application X-plore File Manager or ES File Explorer. With their help you can go to the USB flash drive.

Are you the owner of a MacBook? Then open the removable disk you will be as follows: connect the USB flash drive to any USB port, after a few seconds it will be reflected on the desktop screen in the form of an icon. Click it twice, and before you reflect the contents of the files recorded on this disc.

If you are wondering how to open a hidden USB flash drive,then remember the sequence of actions: open a removable disk, select the "Tools" section on the toolbar, then "Folder Options", "View", "Advanced Options". Find the line "Hide protected system files" and uncheck the box, and in the line "Show hidden files and folders", on the contrary, you need to put it. Save the changes.

In case of problems with opening a USB flash drive, read the article - What if the computer does not see the USB flash drive.

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