New & Notable
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
USB, Flash Storage Drives and Other Removable Storage for Windows Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
USB 3.0, also known as SuperSpeed USB, is the next major revision of the Universal Serial Bus (USB). Continue Reading
Controlling access to removable storage, such as USB devices, will help make your network environment more secure. This excerpt from The Definitive Guide to Securing Windows in the Enterprise offers some third party tools for locking down ... Continue Reading
Evaluate USB, Flash Storage Drives and Other Removable Storage for Windows Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
As USB drives become more popular, so do utilities designed specifically for USB flash drives. The Flash Memory Toolkit includes helpful tools for troubleshooting and repairing USB flash drives. Continue Reading
Manage USB, Flash Storage Drives and Other Removable Storage for Windows
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
A utility called USBDeview lets admins view all USB devices currently connected to a PC, as well as manage these USB devices more efficiently. Continue Reading
CDs and DVDs don't last forever. If something goes wrong on such a disk, you'll want to know about it -- or, better yet, be able to recover the data if possible. We've gathered this collection of tips and advice to help. Continue Reading
Compact discs (CDs) are a reliable method of exchanging data than floppies ever were, but they're not immune to problems. Here are a few tips for troubleshooting a problem with a CD drive. Continue Reading
Problem Solve USB, Flash Storage Drives and Other Removable Storage for Windows Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
With the HD_Speed input/output testing tool, Windows administrators can test hard drive and other storage device speed-levels. Continue Reading
Having a vital file on a piece of media that one has no reader for is a nuisance. The media may be a floppy or a memory card, or even something offbeat or proprietary like Sony's Memory Stick. A company called Brando now offers a 55-in-one Bluetooth... Continue Reading
Nearly every CD and DVD writer can perform packet writing—treating the disc as a rewriteable file system akin to a floppy or hard drive. Although in theory a UDF disc should be readable by any application that "knows" the UDF standard, this ... Continue Reading