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Turn your flash drive into a portable PC survival kit

Turn your flash drive into a portable PC survival kit
If you're using your flash drive as a vehicle for simple file transfers, you’re missing out on one of the single-best roles one of these wee data buckets can fulfill. Indeed, hardcore enthusiasts know that simple flash drives are perfect portable repositories for all the software that can breathe life into an otherwise ailing PC. All the web apps in the world won’t help you when your PC breaks down or falls prey to a particularly nasty piece of malware and refuses connect to the Internet. A properly loaded USB drive, on the other hand, can be a machine saver. And when your grandma calls with a dire PC emergency, you'll be glad to have an always-ready "ninja drive" to slip into your pocket as you run out the door. In this article we’ll show you how to load out a USB drive with everything you need in case of a PC emergency. PortableApps PortableApps maintains a list of hundreds “portable” versions of popular free programs, designed to work without installation. Chrome Portable Malwarebytes

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