How to Organize Your Flash Drive

If you own a flash drive that is frequently used, you may have noticed it gets very cluttered with files. This should help clean it up in no time!

Steps

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    Delete useless files. Most flash drives have 1/4 of their memory filled with useless files. Doing so will free some memory and clear some clutter.
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    Make folders. Make a specific folder for each kind of file such as photos, Microsoft office documents, videos, music etc. This will make finding a file much easier
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    Move all the files into their matching folder. To move the file just drag it into the folder.
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    Keep it organized. Set your computer to automatically save that kind of file to its matching folder.

Tips

  • Make sure to name your file for an easier find.

Warnings

  • Don't delete important files. Some flash drives may contain files necessary to keep programs stored on your flash drive to run. If you're unsure about deleting a file, leave it alone, or look up its function on a search engine.

Things You'll Need

  • Flash drive (any size)
  • Computer

Article Info

Categories: Maintenance and Repair