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Windows 7: Download from flash drive


27 May 2011   #11
whs
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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so I use my Linux to initially download to a flash drive
As already suspected by Devux, this may be the key. Right click on the file and go to properties. What do you see as "Type of File".


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27 May 2011   #12

Debian Squeeze Stable 64-bit
 
 

I doubt the drive is formatted as ext3 or etx4. You'd have to manually partition it with mkfs.filesystem and if the OP did that I think he'd know why it doesn't work on 7.
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27 May 2011   #13

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dsokell View Post
... (1) I see the contents of the flash drive. Further left and right clicks only result in Media Play responses. FYI, I'm trying to download the latest VueScan program. My Windows computer has no internet, so I use my Linux to initially download to a flash drive.
I'm not sure of what your skill level in windows is, so apologies if I'm over simplifying.

If you can see the file, can't you just:

1. Left click on the file, do not release the left mouse button
2. Drag it to the desktop, release the left mouse button

or open another instance of windows explorer, navigate to the desired folder (or create it) and use the same procedure to drop it into that folder?

If this is not your issue, being more specific will produce more helpful responses.

James
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28 May 2011   #14

windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit
 
 

Download desktop and move them pen drive. Directly download pen drive some extend slow.
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