Thursday, February 21, 2013

7 Pendrive Tricks and Hacks

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Pen Drive, one of the most popular device we all have pen drives and we use to transport data, taking backups but not more than that. I will tell you some awesome tricks i have discovered for this small and most useful gadget.










Let's Get Started



1. Increase/Optimize Pen Drive Speed!

There is Trick to Increase USB or Pen Drive Speed by more than Two Times. This Trick can improve the USB or Pen Drive performance and moreover Speed Up the Computer to some Extent. To use this Trick just follow the simple Steps : 1) Connect the USB or Pen Drive to Computer. 2) Open My Computer >> Right Click USB or Pen Drive >> Properties. 3) Then on the Hardware Tab select the USB or Pen Drive connected and then click Properties >> Policies Tab. 4) Now select "Optimize for Performance" Option rather than "Optimize for Quick Removal" and click Ok. 5) Now just Format the USB or Pen Drive with NTFS File System by Selecting Format Option from the Drop Down Menu of Formatting. 6) Now it is done. So it is a simple Trick to Increase USB or Pen Drive Speed.

Source : http://www.toptrickstips.com/2011/07/trick-to-increase-usb-or-pen-drive.html
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There is Trick to Increase USB or Pen Drive Speed by more than Two Times. This Trick can improve the USB or Pen Drive performance and moreover Speed Up the Computer to some Extent. To use this Trick just follow the simple Steps : 1) Connect the USB or Pen Drive to Computer. 2) Open My Computer >> Right Click USB or Pen Drive >> Properties. 3) Then on the Hardware Tab select the USB or Pen Drive connected and then click Properties >> Policies Tab. 4) Now select "Optimize for Performance" Option rather than "Optimize for Quick Removal" and click Ok. 5) Now just Format the USB or Pen Drive with NTFS File System by Selecting Format Option from the Drop Down Menu of Formatting. 6) Now it is done. So it is a simple Trick to Increase USB or Pen Drive Speed.

Source : http://www.toptrickstips.com/2011/07/trick-to-increase-usb-or-pen-drive.html
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 This trick will increase your pen-drive's more than twice.Just Follow my Steps:

1. Plug in your Pen-drive to your Computer's USB Port.

2. Browse to My Computer, and right click on your Pen-drive's drive and click on Properties.

There is Trick to Increase USB or Pen Drive Speed by more than Two Times. This Trick can improve the USB or Pen Drive performance and moreover Speed Up the Computer to some Extent. To use this Trick just follow the simple Steps : 1) Connect the USB or Pen Drive to Computer. 2) Open My Computer >> Right Click USB or Pen Drive >> Properties. 3) Then on the Hardware Tab select the USB or Pen Drive connected and then click Properties >> Policies Tab. 4) Now select "Optimize for Performance" Option rather than "Optimize for Quick Removal" and click Ok. 5) Now just Format the USB or Pen Drive with NTFS File System by Selecting Format Option from the Drop Down Menu of Formatting. 6) Now it is done. So it is a simple Trick to Increase USB or Pen Drive Speed.

Source : http://www.toptrickstips.com/2011/07/trick-to-increase-usb-or-pen-drive.html
Content Copyrighted to Top Tricks And Tips
There is Trick to Increase USB or Pen Drive Speed by more than Two Times. This Trick can improve the USB or Pen Drive performance and moreover Speed Up the Computer to some Extent. To use this Trick just follow the simple Steps : 1) Connect the USB or Pen Drive to Computer. 2) Open My Computer >> Right Click USB or Pen Drive >> Properties. 3) Then on the Hardware Tab select the USB or Pen Drive connected and then click Properties >> Policies Tab. 4) Now select "Optimize for Performance" Option rather than "Optimize for Quick Removal" and click Ok. 5) Now just Format the USB or Pen Drive with NTFS File System by Selecting Format Option from the Drop Down Menu of Formatting. 6) Now it is done. So it is a simple Trick to Increase USB or Pen Drive Speed.

Source : http://www.toptrickstips.com/2011/07/trick-to-increase-usb-or-pen-drive.html
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 3. A Dialog box will appear, then click on Properties making sure that your Device is Selected.

4. Click on "Change Settings".


5. Choose for Better Performance and Click OK!


Success! You have optimized your pen-drive's speed!

2. Copy Data automatically From USB to your PC On Insert

We sometime wish that if someone insert his/her USB Into your pc then its data automatically copy in to your system in hidden Form.
there is no need of software in this. we will make it possible with the help of some Dos commands.
lets get started, Follow the below steps.

1. open cmd
3. type copy con filename.bat
3. now type "xcopy
i: f:\copied /h /s /c /q /i" remove " "
4. type Exit
4. press f6
5. now it will create a batch file named filename.bat

xcopy is a command which is used to copy file and folder
i: is the name of your pen-drive drive name replace with your drive name
f:\copied is the name of folder where you wish to copied data is to be placed replace
with your own folder or path
/h is used to copy hidden files also

Now copy this file into desktop now whenever someone insert his/her USB into your system then click on this file his data is automatically copied into the folder specified by you.


3. Use Your Pen Drive As RAM

One of the best ways of using Pen Drive is as a temporary storage device i.e. RAM for our system, to increase the general boot up speed and also operational speed of the system. It can be possible with any kind of Windows operating system, all you need is a pen drive of minimum 1GB memory.

4. 51 Productive Portable Apps for Geeks

Carrying some really useful apps right in your USB Drive can be great @ times when you need them most but you don’t want to carry laptop or any other portable gadget for having some play with them so check the below apps which are really portable they will fit into your Pen Drive and ready to go where ever you take them.

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5. Encrypting a USB drive

This section explains how to create an encrypted TrueCrypt volume on a USB flash drive or hard drive. It is assumed that TrueCrypt is installed and that the USB drive is already recognised by Windows and assigned a drive letter. It should also be empty. If you have files already on the USB drive that you want to encrypt, you should copy them elsewhere now, delete them from the USB drive and then copy them to back to the USB drive after this process.


 6. Assign a custom icon to your flash drive

multiple thumb drives on a regular basis, the TipMonkies weblog has an easy way to automatically assign a custom icon to each one when it's plugged into your PC.

Simply find an .ico file you want to use (favicons from websites work nicely).... name your .ico file autorun.ico and put it in the root of your drive then create a text file called autorun.inf in the root of the drive and put this inside it:

[autorun] icon=autorun.ico

7. How to Carry Any Operating System in Your Pocket

Creating a bootable version of Windows, Mac OS, or Linux is a great way to repurpose your old USB flash drives. You never know when you might need to reinstall your favorite operating system or repair the PC of a family member or friend, so take a moment to read over our guide to creating bootable flash drives--and then build a portable PC toolkit you can carry in your pocket.  



 If You have some more good tricks, hacks relating to Pen-Drive we would love to Hear.Please use comment section and post your tricks over there =)

2 comments:

  1. Smart tips! I too love experimenting and innovating new things.

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