How to Determine How Many Gigabytes Are on a Flash Drive?

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Determining how many gigabytes are on a flash drive is also called determining its capacity. Determine how many gigabytes are on a flash drive with help from an expert in information systems, programming languages, web development, and network security in this free video clip.

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Hi, my name is Luke and this is "how to determine how many gigabytes are on a flash drive?" It's important to know the size of your flash drive before you start tryin' to put data on it that might be too big. One way you can check how big a flash drive is, is first, make sure it's plugged in. Next, go to Start, Computer, and then, here, you'll see Devices with Removable Storage. If your flash drive doesn't appear, click the refresh icon at the top. Now, the size of the flash drive will be listed at the bottom, including the amount of space used on it, and the total free space. For more details, you can right-click on it and hit properties. This will open a properties window that will show you the total capacity of the drive in bytes, gigabytes, as well as used space and free space available.


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