What do you understand by USB flash drive?
USB flash drive is a data storage device that consists of memory with an integrated interface. It is a drive that has features such as rewrite, removable. It is minimal as compared to the disc drive. Flash drives are available in various sizes ranging from 2 GB to 256 GB. Individuals usually prefer them for storage, data transfer, and data backup. Sometimes the data on the flash drive wipes out without your knowledge. To restore the information, you can click for USB flash drive recovery option in properties.
Various uses of USB
The most important use of the USB flash drive is to
transfer personal data from one system to other. It also stores data for future
Secure storage Data
and other files
The privacy and safety of data is an essential
requirement of the users. Some USB flash drives also provide the option of
Encryption mechanism for securing crucial data from hackers.
Adopted by forensic
experts and enforcement officers
The modern development of flash drives has been used
as a carrier to carry forensic evidence extractor. It is an application
developed by Microsoft. Forensics experts that use CD-Rom or other drivers are
not able to store information in the same driver. It has become convenient for
them to deal with this problem due to the use of flash drives.
Updating the system
The USB flash drive is also used for updating the
firmware version of the computer system. The new firmware is store in FAT
format. Then flash drive is connected to the system which is to be updated and
unique image of firmware is replaced with the old firmware.
Systems can be quickly booted with the help of USB
flash drives. It is done with the help of bootable flash drives, which is also
known as Live USB.