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Top 10 USB Thumb Drive Tricks

What can you do with a few gigabytes and a USB port? Quite a lot, with the right software. Learn how to encrypt your work, run whole systems, rescue Windows, and customize your thumb drive with these USB-geared tricks.

10. Give Your Drive a Custom Icon
Top 10 USB Thumb Drive TricksAn "oldie" but goodie. If you use multiple USB drives, or just want to make your USB drive more recognizable at a glance, you can give it a custom icon.

9. Try Out Chrome OS Now
Top 10 USB Thumb Drive TricksGoogle's fast and light netbook operating system, Chrome OS, isn't due out until late fall, but thumb drive owners can jump into an open-source build of the code so far.

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