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Ext User(JJ)
03-06-2007, 02:43 AM
I would like to get a flashdrive to put all my favorites on but am not sure
how big of one I need cause they go from 64mg to 4mg. Thanks all for your
help an helping a NEW PC user to learn more.

Ext User(SingaporeWebDesign)
03-06-2007, 02:53 AM
Hello,

Favorites do not take up a lot of space - average about 500 bytes (
0.000476837158 megabyte)

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"JJ" <JJ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I would like to get a flashdrive to put all my favorites on but am not sure
> how big of one I need cause they go from 64mg to 4mg. Thanks all for your
> help an helping a NEW PC user to learn more.

Ext User(Ken Blake, MVP)
03-06-2007, 03:43 AM
On Sat, 2 Jun 2007 09:26:00 -0700, JJ <JJ@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote:

>I would like to get a flashdrive to put all my favorites on but am not sure
>how big of one I need cause they go from 64mg to 4mg. Thanks all for your
>help an helping a NEW PC user to learn more.




Three points:

1. Favorites are very small, and you can fit a *lot* of favorites in
64MB. I just checked mine and the total comes to under 25KB. Almost
certainly, 64MB is way more than you need, if that's all you use it
for (but see below).

2. To check how much space *you* need, in My Computer, navigate to
your Favorites folder, click one item, then press Ctrl-A to select
them all. The total size will be displayed on the status bar.

3. 64MB Flash drives don't make much economic sense to me. When you
can buy a 1GB drive for $10-20US, I wouldn't consider anything
smaller. I'm sure you'll quickly find other uses for it.

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