Is it safe to leave flash drive connected to computer?

Answer On One Hand: Backups and ConvenienceAs flash drives continue to be manufactured in larger storage sizes, they become useful as backup drives. Since the drive only engages when you access it, if you... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Is it safe to leave flash drive connected to co...

Is it safe to leave a USB connected Hard Drive connected to my Desktop 24/7?

No, this can be very dangerous. USB drives can overheat and can pose a risk of your computer spontaneously catching on fire. You should unplug the drive as quickly as possible after using it at a... Read More »

Flash drive problem: My computer will not read my flash drive when I plug it in the front of the computer.?

Check in CMOS that all usb ports are enabled. If so, it could drivers or a bad connection on the front ports.Cheers :-)

The USB Points On The back Of My Computer Won't Work, They Used To Work, But Since I Connected A Flash Drive?

How to Remove My Flash Drive: It Is Still Showing Connected?

The "Safely Remove Hardware" program in Windows ensures that files on your flash drive won't get corrupted or damaged, as could happen if you were to remove your flash drive from the computer witho... Read More »