How to Copy a DVD to a USB Flash Drive

DVD (Digital Video Disc) is a widely-used disc medium for movies, data storage, software and video games. Making a backup of a DVD's contents to a USB flash drive is useful for users who need a permanent storage solution . PC users can copy a DVD to a USB flash drive without third-party software.

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Insert the DVD into the DVD drive.

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Insert the USB flash drive into an available USB drive.

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Open the Start menu from the taskbar. Click on "Computer."

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Double-click on the DVD Drive's "DVD Drive" folder. Click and drag the mouse cursor over the files inside of the DVD drive folder. Right-click on the selected files and select "Copy."

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Reopen the "Computer" folder by clicking on the "Back to Computer" icon, which looks like an left pointing arrow in the top-left corner.

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Double-click on the USB flash drive's "Removable Disk" folder. Right-click on any empty space in the folder and select "Paste" from the drop-down menu.