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Windows 7: To use U3 with my new USB flash drive or not?

03 Jan 2010   #31
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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Haha nice, thanks I appreciate it. I've got this $50 bad ass flash drive & cant even use it 8/
You can use it, just not use U3 with it, right?
No U3 works fine & opens correctly with all the appropriate programs I chose. And I can even upload files fine.

But its VIEWING the files on the disk after I've put them on there that is the problem.
I know nothing about U3. Personally, If I were you, I would remove U3.


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03 Jan 2010   #32
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

Can we have screenshot and more detailed information on the problem.
Sorry if it's too much.
Just I wasn't following thread and reed it all right now, (thank Jonathan_King, he asked help from members to help you) and getting some ideas.
But need more details.
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03 Jan 2010   #33
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Ok Here are screen shots of my flash drive:

As you can see there is a bunch of files on the drive.... but once you open the main JohnnyScience file - nothing is mine, looks familiar or are the files I've uploaded.


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03 Jan 2010   #34
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

ok.
Can you see those Data with U3?
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03 Jan 2010   #35
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

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ok.
Can you see those Data with U3?
No it requires me to search the web for a program for those .mll files or whatever.

This is also not an efficient way for me to have my main files this deep in the flash drive. I have to go through 8 or 9 files just to get to these .mll files - I want my main folder to be the first thing I see when I open the U3 M: drive
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03 Jan 2010   #36
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

no, I mean you installed/uploaded/syncronised this files through U3 program.
Can't you access those document/pictures.videos or whatever through U3 program/launcher?
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03 Jan 2010   #37
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

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no, I mean you installed/uploaded/syncronised this files through U3 program.
Can't you access those document/pictures.videos or whatever through U3 program/launcher?
Yes uploaded via U3 & no, even with U3 open searching the drive I get the web search for a program.
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03 Jan 2010   #38
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

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I was reading where a lot of people were just deleting the U3 program from their new USB drive for one reason or another.

But I watched the demo and honestly it seems pretty neat.

You can basically bring certain programs to use just like your on your home computer when you plug in the USB?

What about file transfers? Does it make that easy? I seen some kind of sync function in the demo too.

But I also want the ability to drag and drop files like normal, can I still do that with U3?
I tried using a U3 disk and i just got fed up of jumping thorugh hoops to do simple file transfer so i I removed it U3 removal utility: and it doesn't annoy me anymore

I reckon it's a great idea badly implemented with a narrow viewpoint
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03 Jan 2010   #39
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

Have look at this: PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB drives
maybe you may like it more.

Anyway, glad you solved your problem.

EDIT: oops, I thought it was Thread starter's reply :P
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03 Jan 2010   #40
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jav View Post
Have look at this: PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB drives
maybe you may like it more.

Anyway, glad you solved your problem.

EDIT: oops, I thought it was Thread starter's reply :P
I mean honestly I like the U3 software, but for some reason I just cant see the files I've uploaded?

This Portable Software app does look cool.... but isnt it basically another version of U3?
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