How to Use an 8GB Duracell USB Flash Drive

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How to Use an 8GB Duracell USB Flash Drive
Duracell's 8GB hard drive can help you back up important files and transfer data between workstations. (usb flash drive image by Bosko Martinovic from

Flash drives make transferring data between computers easy. They also give you a means to back up important files and to readily work at multiple stations. As long as the computers you use have a USB port, you'll be able to insert your flash drive and access the data on it. Mastering this skill is easy once you know how to identify the proper ports, and you'll be able to readily move data between the computers in your life. Duracell produces reliable drives with a 5 year warranty.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • 8GB Duracell USB flash drive
  • Computer with a USB port

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  1. 1

    Remove the cap from the Duracell flash drive. This will reveal the USB plug.

  2. 2

    Insert the USB plug into your computer's USB port. If you're having trouble inserting it, your plug might be facing the wrong direction. Try rotating and trying again.

    How to Use an 8GB Duracell USB Flash Drive
    Stacked USB ports (usb image by MATTHIEU FABISIAK from
  3. 3

    Wait while your computer detects the Duracell flash drive. This process might take up to 40 seconds. When it's done, your computer will display several choices.

  4. 4

    Select "Open folder to view files" and then click "OK." This will bring up a window with the contents of your flash drive.

  5. 5

    Drag and drop files into this window to save them onto your flash drive. Alternatively, drag and drop them out of the window to put them onto the computer. You can delete files by clicking them and pressing the "Delete" key on your keyboard. Confirm by clicking "Yes."

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