If you are looking for a data storage solution that's portable, but also durable, you should watch this video to learn how to build a USB hard drive. Take apart your external hard drive to find out what kind it is and then build a new one.
Build a Usb Drive
Moujan, from PopSiren, transforms a boring USB drive into a master of disguise with the help of an eraser! Materials: * Two erasers * USB Flashdrives * Rotary tool (or any sort of good knife) Directions: 1. Tear apart the plastic case of your USB flash drive in order to ge ...more
The good old Zip Drive introduced by Iomega in late 1994 served its purpose as a medium-capacity removable disk storage system until obsolescence kicked in as it was replaced by flash drives as well as rewritable CDs and DVDs. This video presents a number of fun, DIY art proje ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to turn your laptop hard drive into an external USB drive. This hack is fairly easy to perform, all it requires for you to know is where to locate the laptop's hard drive for extraction. You'll also have to purchase a USB h ...more
Reformatting a flash drive will update its drivers and rid it of all data. This can help in a lot of occurances. This tutorial will show you exactly how to format flash drive properly. This describes the process done in formatting a drive or USB Flash Drive. Formatting basica ...more
Use erasers to make a crafty casing that'll hide and protect your thumb drive. You will need two beveled pink erasers, a cutting board, a large chef's knife, a 1 gig USB flash drive, a pencil, a rotary tool, and a utility knife. This pink eraser USB drive is cute & useful.
Bring your favorite software, files, and settings with you on a USB drive GOAL: Provide a list of Portable Applications that you can run on any PC and feel like you never left home.
A video tutorial showing how to create an autorun series of hacks that can run from a USB drive using Windows batch files. Create an auto hack USB drive using batch files. Click through to watch this video on irongeek.com
Some computers might now have a working DVD drive and in such cases you can use a USB pen drive to install Windows 7 on it. To do this first connect the USB drive to your computer. Now go to the command prompt and run the 'diskpart' command to find the details of the hard driv ...more
In this video you will learn how to Install Mac OS X Snow Leopard from a USB drive to windows. This does not include how to exactly download Snow Leopard but it does, however, show how to install it from the USB drive. Mahmood23 shows how you first setup your partition and how ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to create a system repair disc on a bootable USB flash drive without having to burn a CD for your Windows 7 system. First, plug in your USB drive and create new folders in it. Name the first folder boot and the second sources. Next, ope ...more
You'll need a USB drive to be able to pull off this mod, which will allow you to mod the zombies in Call of Duty: Black Ops. Play in godmode, give yourself unlimited ammo or be able to run as far and as fast as you want.
Want to make an old floppy disk useful again? Turn it into a USB drive. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video tutorial from CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just over three minutes and a half. For detailed instructions, and to get started modi ...more
If you are looking to hotswap your Xbox 360 slim, this is the video for you. Watch this hotswapping guide to learn everything you need to know about pulling off an Xbox 360 slim hotswap. You'll need a USB drive for this.
If you have just gotten a Netbook and need to install Windows on it, check out this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to get Windows XP onto a Netbook using only your USB input and a thumb drive. In this particular video, the example shown is installing Windows XP o ...more
In order to install Windows 7 from a USB drive, while you are running XP, you will need a pen drive. You will also need a Windows 7 DVD and a pen driver. Download a replacement utility. Google ‚ÄúMbrWiz‚Äù. Download it. Place it in a non-Windows drive. Look up the disk number ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to create and use a persistent image of the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about two minutes. For more information, inclu ...more
Want to encrypt your thumb or flash drive? This Windows 7 tutorial will show you how it's done! It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just under a minute's time. For more information, including detailed, ...more
This guide works 100% for Vista & Windows 7, unlike most of the guides out there. The method is very simple and hassle free. Needless to say, your motherboard should support USB Boot feature to make use of the bootable USB drive. Follow the steps below to create bootable Wind ...more
Use Encase to open the drive after the document has been deleted. The deleted file will show up in the program and will have a red circle with a line through it showing that it was previously deleted. The window on the bottom of the screen will show the document context so you ...more
Apple may have made Mavericks more accessible to Mac users everywhere at the fair price of zero dollars, but unfortunately, they made it trickier to create a bootable install drive of the Mac OS X 10.9 operating system. Don't Miss: How to Create a Bootable Install Drive of 10 ...more
If you've ever wiped your computer without having a proper backup of your operating system, or just wanted to cause some havoc online, chances are you've had to rely on Linux to help you out, specifically the Ubuntu distro. Ubuntu doesn't get a lot of love compared to powerho ...more
Apple released the new Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite in the Mac App Store for everyone to download and install for free on October 16th, 2014, but downloading a 5+ GB file for each of your computers will take some serious time. The best thing to do is download it once and create a b ...more
Hi there, nullbytes :) I've recently seen many questions regarding VMs with Kali, and personally I prefer using a Live Boot USB to get Kali without removing my system (and for many reasons). Some of the reasons for using a Live USB are: · You use all of your system resources ...more
Apple's latest update to Mac OS X, 10.11 El Capitan, is currently available in the Mac App Store for everyone to download and install at no cost. The new OS features Split View mode for better multitasking, a cleaner Mission Control, smarter Spotlight, a way to mute Safari tab ...more
If you have a Mac, you've probably been anticipating the release of OS X Mountain Lion. If you have multiple Macs, you've probably been dreading the long process of downloading and installing it on all of them. Here's how to create a bootable backup disk and save yourself some ...more
I use a lighter as a case for my USB drive and it came out pretty cool. Watch to see how I made it. Video: . Make sure you subscribe for more awesome videos from the macobt projects!
While it hasn't gotten as much attention as iOS 10, Apple's big 10.12 update to their Mac operating system is finally out for all to enjoy—and you can download it for free from the Mac App Store right now. Don't Miss: 60+ Cool New Features in iOS 10 Siri is definitely the m ...more
In the Windows 8 Enterprise edition, you can use the Windows to Go feature to travel with Windows 8 OS, personal files, documents, settings and many more. All you need is an external hard drive or USB drive of 32 GB space or more and USB 3.0 support or more for fast Windows 8 ...more
Here is a video tutorial on how to make a USB Drive from a Floppy Disk. Look at my new storage solution. Yeah, I modified this floppy disk into a USB drive. I'm Tom Merritt, editor for CNET.com. On this edition of Insider Secrets, a very silly edition, I'll show you how to wo ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use a USB flash drive. First, go to "my computer" through your desktop. Next, you will see a device that says "flash drive", which is in drive "d". When you unplug your USB device, the drive will disappear. When you plug it back in, a new wind ...more
Household Hacker brings you fun hack how to projects in a variety of areas: electronic hacks, computer hacks, pranks, etc. Search Household Hacker on WonderHowTo for more videos by this creator. In this video, learn how to mod a USB flash drive. Household Hacker has put toget ...more
If you've been using a USB flash drive for storage on your Xbox 360 and you'd like to remove it, this how-to will teach you what you need to know. Follow the steps to disconnect your mini storage device from your game system.
In this clip, you'll learn how to prepare and format a USB thumb drive for use with an Apple iPad. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPad or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, including ...more
New to Windows? No problem... here's a beginner's video tutorial that will teach you how to install Windows 7 Visa with a USB flash drive. See how to take the Windows ISO and put it on a USB flash drive for fast and easy installation. The first thing you are going to want to ...more
Microsoft recently made it possible to use a USB memory stick to expand your storage capacity. You'll want to watch this video to check out how it's done. Basically, you're going to need an Xbox 360 game system, and a USB flash drive with at LEAST 1G storage capacity. Under th ...more
OK! This video shows you how to configure any USB flash drive for storage on for your Xbox 360. The flash drive has to be at least 1GB and can be as large as 16GB. You are allowed to use up to two flash drives which can give you an extra 32 GB of storage. Now you can use a fla ...more
If you're looking to get some more storage on your Xbox 360, this video will show you how to do it. A little storage is good, so a lot is great, right? Check it out. Requirments: 1 UsbStick/FlashDrive 1 Xbox 360
In this how to video, you will learn how to make a boot-able USB pen drive using Unetbootin. First, download Unetbootin and install it. From here, insert your USB pen drive into your computer. Next, open the program. Go to my computer and right click your USB pen drive. Next, ...more
Have important files that you want to put on a USB drive but do not want anyone else to be able to access them? Put a password on it using USBSecure.net free resource. First, download the free software provided on the website. The USB drive that you want to secure should be p ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to format a USB flash drive to NTFS. First, plug in the USB drive to your computer. Right click on My Computer and select properties. From here, go to the hardware tab and select device manager. Next, click and expand disk drives and ri ...more
In this video the author shows how to play Wii ISO's without actually burning them do disks using the USB flash drive. A normal DVD disk's average capacity is 4.7 GB, but a normal Wii Play game takes about only .09 GB space. In a DVD we will be wasting a lot of space when you ...more
This video shows you how to assign a letter to your USB flash drive (or memory stick) or how to change it in Windows.First of all, connect the flash drive in the computer's USB port. Click on the start button, then right click on My Computer and choose manage. Once the window ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to connect a USB hard drive to your Xbox 360. This will be useful if you want storage for additional media and do not have enough space for it. First, turn on your system and then go to disk management and delete the partition. Back up ...more
How to format a USB thumb drive to NTFS in Windows XP Go to my computer, click to the USB flash drive properties, in that click on Hardware, click on SanDisk Cruzer USB device, and then to its properties, then click to policies, in that click on the optimize for performance b ...more
Find out what a USB flash drive is, how to use it and helpful tips on making the most out of this device. Tom Merritt will demystify any confusion about the USB flash drive, a most handy and reliable way to save your computer files.
Have you ever wondered how to prepare a USB drive to flash an Xbox 360? Here is the how-to -video on how to create an USB drive for flashing your Xbox 360 benq drive. To make a bootable flash drive and to prepare it to flash XBox benq drive you have to download the “Xbox benq ...more
Hard disk problems are quite common these days, and when they fail you have no other option but to replace it. Fortunately, Ubuntu has been designed to run on your USB stick! Most laptops are enabled to boot from a USB device, and you can create a persistent USB flash drive s ...more
Create a bootable USB flash drive to keep an extra OS of Windows or Ubuntu. You always want to have a copy of your Linux or Windows operating system on a separate device other than your computer. Because even if your computer or laptop is relatively new, it's very easy for so ...more
Need to back up the (non-MP3) files on your CD in a device that can store more than 20 songs at once? Aggregate all the songs on your CDs and make use of bigger storage space (not to mention get rid of electronic clutter) by moving all these music files onto a USB flash drive. ...more
Simple steps to make a Hot Wheels USB key with working wheels. Mod this classic hobbyist favorite or kids' collector toy into a high tech portable flash drive carrier. You insert the flash drive or USB key into the body of the toy Hot Wheels race car and voila! A very cool don ...more
Innoculate your Windows 7 PC against USB pen drive (Autorun.inf) viruses. This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more i ...more
Interested in creating a bootable USB flash drive using a Win 7 PC? This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over five minutes. For more informat ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to rip the Microsoft Windows XP Recovery Console to a bootable USB thumb drive. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over five minutes. For mo ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to install and run the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution on a USB flash drive. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this how-to from the folks at CNET TV.
In this tutorial, we learn how to run the Ubuntu distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system from a USB thumb drive. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, ...more
Looking for extra storage for your Xbox 360? This video will show you how to get it done. You'll need a USB flash drive - minimum 1G, up to 16G, and of course, an Xbox 360. Then follow the vid to get it done.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to speed up a Windows PC using a USB flash drive. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select My Computer. Now right-click on the flash drive and select Properties. Click on the Ready Boost tab and check Use this device. Select the ...more
USB flash drives are great for moving files on and off of a linux server, but how do you do it? This quick tutorial shows you how easy it is!
In this clip, you'll learn how to install and configure the UBCD4WIN recovery tool on an external flash pen drive. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over nine minutes. Fo ...more