How to Copy Data From a USB Dongle

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How to Copy Data From a USB Dongle
USB flash drives (usb drive#2, isolated image by Oleg Verbitsky from Fotolia.com)

Copying information from a USB dongle or a flash USB drive is much like copying files between two hard drives or from a CD or DVD to a hard drive. Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X even feature easy keyboard shortcuts that make copying files off USB drives or USB dongles straightforward and easy.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • USB dongle/drive

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Insert the USB dongle into your computer's USB port.

  2. 2

    Wait 30 seconds for the computer to recognise and load the drive. This will happen automatically.

  3. 3

    Double-click on the USB drive icon that appears on your Mac desktop or in Explorer in Windows.

  4. 4

    Highlight the files that you'd like to copy and click "Ctrl+C" in Windows or "Apple+C" in Mac.

  5. 5

    Browse to the folder to which you'd like to copy the data and click "Ctrl+P" in Windows or "Apple+P" in Mac.

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