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Listed below are a group of programs to help you maintain your USB storage devices.



USB Image Tool



Windows XP or Later

New ProgramUSB Image

   USB Image Tool can create images of USB flash drives and MP3 players, that are mounted as USB drives. It allows you switch between images with different music styles on your MP3 Player or to make an exact backup image of your USB Stick.


USB Flash Drive Manager



Windows XP only

USB Flash Drive

   USB Flash Drives are a great option for saving information and share it with others. When you have many things to save and share but you have a limited number of USB Flash Drives, you will need to backup the information and restore it when needed. This is where the Microsoft USB Flash Drive Manager application can help you. The Microsoft USB Flash Drive Manager will help you backup and restore presentation, pictures, songs and applications from and to USB Flash Drive devices and take them with you. The application can also help you to classify and name USB Flash Drives images (for instance "My network configuration" or "The pictures for my grandma") and lets you see this name whenever the USB Flash Drive is plugged into the computer.


USB Disk Ejector



Windows XP or Later

USB Disk

  USB Disk Ejector is a small program that lets you quickly and easily remove USB devices in Windows XP and above. It is basically a replacement for the 'Safely remove hardware' feature in Windows.

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HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool



Windows 2000 and XP only

Disk Storage
Format Tool

  This tool allows you make any USB flash drive in to a bootable device.

WARNING: The tool formats your Flash drive, all information will be lost.

When complete just copy the following three files to the device from your Hard Drive:



NOTE: Your BIOS may need to be altered so you  can boot from a USB device.

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