How Do I Copy Pictures to a Flash Drive?

Flash drives have a USB (Universal Serial Bus) interface that permits their fast connection to a computer. Such drives are commonly used for file transferring between computers. Windows Explorer provides simple commands that allow a user to copy image files from the computer hard disk to a flash drive.

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Flash drives are convenient for transferring files.

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Place a flash drive into an available USB port of your computer.

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USB ports

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Click on "My Computer" (in Windows XP) or "Computer" (in Windows Vista/7) from the Start menu in Windows. This will open Windows Explorer.

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Double-click on the drive icon (for instance, the "C" drive) in Windows Explorer. Then double-click on a folder that contains pictures.

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Click on a picture file you need to copy. To make multiple selections, hold "Ctrl" on the keyboard and click on each image.

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Press "Ctrl" + "C" on the keyboard.

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Repeat Step 2 to open the second instance of Windows Explorer.

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Click on the flash drive icon.

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Press "Ctrl" + "V" on the keyboard to copy the selected files to the flash drive.