Microsoft USB Flash Drive Manager for XP
As its name suggests, USB Flash Drive Manager aims to assist you in managing the data stored on USB flash drives and create backups on your computer, in order to restore them at a later time in case the files on the portable device get erased by mistake.
The program automatically detects all the USB devices that are connected to your computer, allowing you to choose the one you want to set as active. It can be used for browsing the files on any USB stick and safely adding new content to the portable flash drive. Drag and drop is supported, which makes it even more easy to use.
USB Flash Drive Manager comes in handy for creating content backups by copying files and folders from the USB flash drive to your computer. Having a data backup is very important, since portable devices such as USB memory sticks can be easily infected by viruses, which might result in data loss.
With a single click, you can restore files from the PC to the portable drive. If you suspect that the device is infected, it is advisable to format it or at least clear all the data before proceeding to the restoring process.
In addition to this, USB Flash Drive Manager can be used for changing the drive label for the connected memory sticks, viewing the available storage space and configuring the autorun options. The same operations can be performed for a previously created backup image before restoring it.
The application comes with a built-in wizard that can guide you through all the necessary steps for saving a wireless LAN configuration on the connected flash drive, from giving it a name to setting up the connection parameters.
USB Flash Drive Manager comes in handy for safely transferring files to a USB flash drives and creating content backups for later use. On the downside, it only works on Windows XP, so users of more recent OS versions need to find some other utility for data backup.