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Jump Drive

Question: Many people have asked me this question at school and I would like to know the correct, technical answer. What is a jump drive?

The IT Guy says:
As far as I know, people today are using various terms to describe small USB devices that are used for removable computer file storage. These devices are sometimes called “thumb drives,†“flash drives,†"jump drives," or “key drives.†These devices can generally store much more data than a floppy disk, and as long as the computer has an open USB port, jump drives typically will “just work†with current operating systems like Windows XP and Macintosh OS X. Lots of good deals are available online for jump drives / key drives. One source with many available products is Everything USB.

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