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Old 03-21-2008, 06:46 AM   #7
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Just don't ever buy a U3 USB stick again! You pay quite a premium for that software - especially unnecessary if you only use a mac anyway. A bare USB stick is just as good (or better!) and will cost less.
It was labeled SanDisk Cruzer Micro USB 2.0 Flash Drive 4GB. Only in the tiny print relating to use with Windows was there any mention of U3, and I figured it was one of those occult PC things. Most drives of any size come configured for Windows, so I am accustomed to ignoring these things.

How do I find a “bare USB stick” — or how do I identify it, anyway? What is a good price for a 4-gig thumb drive? I paid $29. (If it should have cost $15, I will be peeved, but otherwise think I will either just dump the files, or wait for Pete to come and ask him to uninstall them from his PC, assuming he is willing.)

   
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