How to open files on a flash drive?
Flash drives are very popular among users, as it is a very useful and necessary device for storing and transmitting various information. Using a flash drive is very simple.
How to open a file on a flash drive? Instruction
- The flash drive must be inserted into a special connector on the computer and then wait until a window appears on the monitor with the text: “a new device is detected”.
- In the dialog box, select the appropriate menu item, depending on the desired action: open or copy to a computer. If photos or images are stored on the flash drive, then you should select the line “open for viewing”, then all the images on the flash drive will automatically open in the most suitable program for viewing images installed on this computer.
- If the dialog box does not appear, you need to do the following: go to “My Computer”, select this USB flash drive and open it with a double click of the mouse.After that, you can see all the files that are stored on the device, select the desired file and open it by clicking on it with the right mouse button twice.
If the file did not open as a result of all the actions listed above, then the answer can be found in the article “Why a flash drive does not open.
In case the file is opened from a storage device for further editing, it is best to first save it on the computer, and then, after making the changes, again overwrite it on the USB flash drive. This will help prevent damage to the flash drive and extend its life.