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« on: April 29, 2012, 01:22:36 am »

Flash drive is basically a small or little storage medium through which the data is transferred from one computer to another computer. According to the size they are little bit big from a glue stick. These drives are small in size but they can store the data of a year of a person. They are very easy to carry as you can have them around your neck or you can have them by attaching them to a hand band. The use of this drive is as easy as their transferability from one place to another. When you have wrote a paper or you have completed a piece of work on the computer you have to just plug in the flash drive in the USB port that is generally on the back side of the computer and in case of laptops it is on the side of a laptop. When you select the save as option to save you work the flash drive appears then too as the additional drive and you save your data there. A back up with the flash drive gives you a protective side for keeping your work safe in case of losing data of your desktop.

A minor flash drive memory card that gets fix into the USB port of the desk top and laptops and work as the portable device is called the USB flash drive. The use of this drive is easy too. It is very easy to carry in the pocket as they have a very small size but the capacity of data storing is great. They can be inserted in any desktop with a USB drive. But when they are compared with the hard drive then their capacity of storing data is less than the hard drives. They are also considered with the name of the pen drive or key drives. Due to some reasons data is some time lost from the USB flash drive and these cases are like accidently format of the USB, virus attacks, by chance deletion of files from USB, while removing USB it is not removed properly. In such case data gets loss. But in most of the cases the data is recovered by using the software of USB flash data recovery. It helps to get data back.

Hard drive is the largest or the biggest data storage medium in a desktop. It is considered the basic storage medium of desktop. The operating systems, the different type of software files are stored on this basic medium. It is also known as the fixed drive, the hard disk, fixed disk drive etc. these are the shared names of it. The size of the hard disk is of a paperback book like but it is much heavier than it. Its sides are pre drilled and holes are there for the easy and convenient mounting. The back end of these hard drives contains the port for the cable that goes to the mother board and thus makes the desktop able to work with this hard drive. Hard drive has its greatest importance
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