Category: USB Flash Drive

Get maximum Read Write Speed from USB Pendrive/External hard Disk

To get maximum read write speed from USB Pendrive/External hard Disk you need to Format it with “NTFS” File system and set “Allocation unit size” to 16-64 Kilobytes.

By default allocation unit size is 4KB.

Increasing the Allocation unit size makes it much easier to manage storage space but it also causes wastage of storage space.

So if you worry about wastage of storage space then use Allocation unit size as 16 KB.  I recommend using 16 KB as Allocation unit size.

Otherwise you could use highest 64 KB.

Note : Formatting the USB Pendrive/External hard Disk will Erase all the data in it.

Get maximum read Write speed from USB Pendrive

  • First insert the USB Pendrive to the computer.
  • Move all the files in the pendrive to another location in the computer.
  • Right click on the USB Pendrive as shown below and select “Format”

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  • Set File System as “NTFS
  • Set “Allocation unit size” to “64 kilobytes
  • Click “Start

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  • Click “OK

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  • Click “Close

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  • Now you can Read Write files in USB Pendrive at much faster speed than before.

 

 

Get maximum read Write speed from USB External hard Disk

  • First insert the USB External Hard Disk to the computer.
  • Move all the files in the External Hard Disk to another location in the computer.
  • Right click on the USB External Hard Disk as shown below and select “Format”

 

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  • Set File System as “NTFS
  • Set “Allocation unit size” to “64 kilobytes
  • Click “Start

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  • Follow the instructions.
  • After the Format has completed you will get maximum read write speed from USB External hard disk

Install Linux Distributions(Ubuntu,Fedora,Mint,Debian,…) Windows 7,8,Vista from USB pendrive

Universal USB Installer is a Live Linux USB Creator that allows you to choose from a selection of Linux Distributions to put on your USB Flash Drive. The Universal USB Installer is easy to use. Simply choose a Live Linux Distribution, the ISO file, your Flash Drive and, Click Install. Upon completion, you should have a ready to run bootable USB Flash Drive with your select operating system installed.

This software is just great and simple to use.

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  1.  Select what you want to put in your pendrive. Like windows 7,Fedora,Ubuntu.
  2.  Select the .iso image file of the operating system which you want to put in pendrive.
  3.  Carefully select the flashdrive/pendrive drive letter. you may want to tick “We will format g:\ drive as fat32” which will format your pendrive before copying image file on the pendrive. Also make sure you have enough space in pendrive to store the image file. Like Windows 7 x64 image file has size 3GB so it will require atleast 4GB pendrive.
  4. Click create.

Reboot and select USB pendrive as Boot device in the BIOS.