USB drives are storage drives connected by USB (Universal Serial Bus) to the computer.

Tag usage

Most common are the small devices known by various names such as flash drive, USB stick, USB key and thumb drive. Use the tag for these.

USB drives can also come in larger storage device versions such as portable hard drives.

See also

  • for all questions regarding external hard drives
  • for all questions about portable USB drives powered by flash storage
  • for the connection itself
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