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Hi-Speed USB Portable Flash Disk
End-User’s Manual Guide
Version 1.1 (06/11/2003)
Contents
Contents....................................................................................................1
Introduction ...............................................................................................1
Features & Specifications .............................................................................2
System Requirements..................................................................................2
Using the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk................................................................3
Windows 98 Driver Setup Installation.............................................................6
Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk Utility Program ........................................................8
Uninstalling the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk Win98 Driver .................................. 17
Uninstalling the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk Utility ............................................ 17
Disclaimer................................................................................................ 17
Introduction
Congratulations on your purchase of this Hi-Speed USB Portable Flash Disk! This
Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk is your friendly, secure, and lightweight removable mass
storage device disk. It plugs thru the USB port so your computer will quickly
detect and configure the disk without needing to restart the computer. You read,
write, copy and delete files just the same way as you use a disk drive. And since it
is a large capacity disk, you can also store MP3 files, run program applications or
play videos directly from the disk.
This Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk is so light and compact that you can carry it with
you anywhere. It comes in various large storage capacities starting at 32MByte up
to 512MByte. It is so easy to install that you can actually use it to replace your
floppy diskettes, ZIP drives, MO drives, and even CD-RW discs. And because it
uses durable solid-state storage flash memory, it has no moving parts inside
making it shock resistant and longer to use.
This Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk also provides great flexibility and data security with
disk partitioning and password security features. The USB Flash Disk Utility allows
you to easily create and configure one or two-partition drives – an open partition
drive with no password and a secured partition drive with password access option.
The secured partition drive allows you to place your important files in it and
protect it from being accessed by setting a password to hide the drive. Any access
to this secured partition drive then would require first to run the security utility
and enter the correct password to unlock the drive.
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Features & Specifications
Smart and secure removable data storage for business and personal use
Full Compliance with the Universal Serial Bus Specification v2.0 and v1.1
Different Capacities from 32MB, 64MB, 128MB, 256MB, and 512MB
Data Write-Protect Switch
Mass Storage Device class compatible so no driver needed in Windows ME,
2000, XP, Mac 9.1 or above.
Plug&Play, Hot Swappable supported.
USB Flash Disk Utility Program for security and partitioning functions
Bus Powered – no separate power supply or battery required
Solid-State NAND Flash Memories
Shock resistant, noise-free and longer data retention
Advanced power management mechanism
Dimensions H63x W17x D7.2 (mm)
Weight: 5g (approximate)
System Requirements
Hardware: Windows 98, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Mac OS 9.1 or above
Security Program: Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP
AMD or Intel Pentium 133MHz or better based computer
USB 1.1, USB 2.0 or higher port
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Using the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk
To use the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk, you simply plug it into your computer’s USB
port. Windows ME, 2000, XP and above versions all support the Microsoft USB
Mass Storage driver needed to detect and run the device. However, if you have
Windows 98, you will need to run the Win98 driver SETUP program included
together with your Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk. Refer to the next section of this
user’s manual guide.
If you want to make use of the security and partitioning features of the Hi-Speed
USB Flash Disk, you also need to install the USB Flash Disk Utility Setup program
into your computer. Refer to the section of this manual for installing the USB Flash
Disk Utility program.
If you want to know more about USB, you can go to http://www.usb.org/faq/.
Plugging the USB Flash Disk
Once you plug in your Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk, Windows will assign a drive letter
to the device and will usually designate it as a Removable Disk. You work with the
drive just like another disk drive or floppy diskette. Click My Computer to see all
the available drives in your computer.
Note: If Windows prompt you for the Generic USB Hub driver when you plug in
the device for the first time, you simply direct the USB host driver location
to C:\Windows\System32\Drivers.
On the Windows taskbar, the Safely Remove Hardware icon will also appear where
you can click it to safely unplug the device even if the computer is turned on.
To make sure if the device is properly installed, click Start-Control Panel-SystemDevice Manager and go to the Universal Serial Bus Controllers. Check if there is
USB Mass Storage Device and Generic USB Hub installed.
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This Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk is a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 compliant device and is
recommended that you plug it into a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port. Whenever you plug
the disk into a non-Hi-Speed USB port, Windows will show an alert message at the
taskbar telling you that it is plugged into a non-Hi-Speed USB hub. You can still
continue to use the disk but it will run at a reduced speed.
Unplugging the USB Flash Disk
To properly unplug the USB Flash Disk, you must double-click on the Safely
Remove Hardware icon found on the right side of the taskbar to stop the device.
Click on the USB Mass Storage Devices and click the Stop button to safely remove
the device. You can also click first on the Display device components to show the
detailed information of the USB Mass Storage Device.
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Once you have safely removed the device, Windows will then show that the USB
Mass Storage Device can now be safely removed. You can then unplug the disk
from the USB port.
In Windows 2000 or ME, whenever you unplug the disk without safely removing it,
Windows will show you a warning message that you unplug a device without
stopping it and may cause your computer to crash or lose valuable data. Do not
also unplug the USB Flash disk when the read/write LED of the disk is still on.
Note: Do not unplug or remove the device if the read/write LED of the Hi-Speed
USB Flash Disk is on or blinking. Wait for the LED to turn off before you
safely remove the device.
Write Protect Switch
The USB Flash Disk also comes with a user write-protect switch. This switch works
very much like the floppy disk write protect switch. Turn this switch if you want to
prevent the USB Flash Disk from being written.
Note: You must first safely remove the disk before you turn on or turn off the
write-protect switch. It is not recommended to enable or disable the write
protect switch while the disk is still plugged into the port.
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Windows 98 Driver Setup Installation
Installing the USB Flash Disk under Windows 98 requires the USB Mass Storage
Device driver. If your computer is using Windows ME or above, then you don’t
need to install additional device drivers in order to use the USB Flash Disk.
1.
Power on your computer and boot to Windows. Load the Hi-Speed USB Flash
Disk Utility Driver CD or diskette and run the SETUP.EXE. The InstallShield
Wizard Welcome dialog box will then appear to display some information
regarding the Setup program. Click Next to continue.
2.
Wait until Setup has finished installing the USB Flash Driver. When it prompts
you that installation is complete, click Finish to end.
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3.
Now locate the USB port and plug in the USB Flash Disk. If you plug the USB
Flash Disk in the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port, Windows will first detect the Generic
USB Hub on USB 2.0 Bus. Click Next to continue.
4.
Click let Windows search for the new driver. If Windows cannot find the driver,
you can specify the driver location at C:\Windows\System32\Drivers. After
Windows detect the USB Host driver, it will inform you that it has finished
installing the software for the new hardware device.
5.
Windows will then automatically detect the Hi-Speed USB Mass Storage
Device and will automatically install the drivers for you. To check if the device
has been installed properly, click Start-Control Panel-System-Device Manager
and check for the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Mass Storage Device.
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Security Program
This section provides you information on how to run the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk
Utility program. The Utility program allows you to set the password and device
name as well as disk format, partition, and boot setup features. Please be advised,
this Program works on Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, and XP, not including Windows
98.
Installing the USB Flash Disk Utility Program
Follow the steps below to install the USB Flash Disk Utility program:
From CD:
1. Please find the SETUP.EXE from your Driver CD (D:\AP\SETUP.EXE, Assume
your CD-ROM drive is D:), and execute it.
2. SETUP.EXE will automatically unzip and copy all needed files into your system.
From Website:
1. After successfully downloading the AP from our website, please execute it.
2. SETUP.EXE will automatically unzip and copy all needed files into your system.
Start Installation
1
Run the AP Setup program included together with your Hi-Speed USB Flash
Disk utility CD.
2
The InstallShield Wizard will then start and will prompt you if you want to
start installing the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Flash Disk Utility. Click Next to continue.
3
InstallShield Wizard will then start to install and copy the needed files and
programs into your computer. Click the Finish button when InstallShield
Wizard prompts you that installation is complete.
4
When installation is complete, check if there is a program shortcut created on
your desktop screen for the USB Flash Disk Utility program.
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Check also your Program folder by clicking Start Programs and see if there is
a Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk Utility program folder created. See next section on
how to use the utility program.
Note: If you have set a password on your Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk and you plug
in the device, the USB Flash Utility program will automatically pop out for
you to enter the password. Otherwise, you can also double-click on the
utility program found on your desktop screen or on your program folder.
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Running the USB Flash Disk Utility Program
Follow the steps below to run the program:
1. Everytime you plug in the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk and there is a password
set in it, the USB Flash Disk Utility program should pop-out. If not, go to your
desktop screen or to the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk Utility program files folder
and click run the USB Flash Disk Utility program.
2. The USB Flash Disk Password Check window will appear. Enter the correct
password for the detected device and click OK. If password is correct, the USB
Flash Disk Utility Menu will then appear. If there is no password set by default
or you have cleared the password previously, just click the OK button.
3. If you are finished using the utility program, you may click the Minimize button
or Close button. The Minimize button will minimize the program window into
the right side of the taskbar. The Close button will simply close the program
window. If you want to run this utility again, you need to repeat Step 1.
Note: You can disable the Auto Pop-Up on the Check Password window if you do
not want the utility program to pop out.
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Set/Check Password
This function allows you to set or verify the password of the Hi-Speed USB Flash
Disk. If there is no password set, it will prompt you to enter a new password.
Otherwise, it will prompt you to enter the current password and will verify if
correct or not. Follow these steps when setting a new password:
1.
On the Set Password dialog box, enter a new password and click OK.
2.
A warning message will prompt you if you are sure or not. Click OK to
continue. After setting the password, you will then be prompted to save the
password to a file. Click Save to continue. You can use Windows Notepad to
view the file. If you do not want to save, just click Don’t Save to end.
Note: If you set a one partition secured disk, you will not be able to set a
password. Setting a password requires at least a 1MB standard partition
disk. Please refer to the Partition section of this manual.
Change Password
This function allows you to change the password of your Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk.
First it will prompt you to enter the old or existing password. Then you enter the
new password. You need to confirm the new password by retyping it again. It is
important that you enter the correct existing password and also to remember your
new password. After you have set the password, you will be prompted likewise if
you want to save the new password to a backup file. Refer to the Set Password
function above.
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Clear Password
This function allows you to clear the password of your Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk.
Just enter the old or existing password in the Clear Password dialog box. After you
click OK, a dialog box will appear telling you that the password was cleared
successfully.
Change Device Name
This function allows you to change the device name of the Hi-Speed USB Flash
Disk. The device name of the USB disk is displayed on the Device List of the utility
window. This is useful if you have more than one Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk
inserted and want to be able to identify them all.
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Format
This allows you to format and label the partition Flash drives. Follow these steps:
1.
Click on Format and enter the correct password if prompted.
2.
Now depending if the current partition is one or two, the Format dialog box
window will show differently.
3.
If you have two partitions, you will see the dialog box below. Click on which
partition you want to format. If you want to format both partitions, just click
on Security and Standard Disks. Then click Start.
4.
If you have one partition, you will see the dialog box below. Choose disk type
you want to format, then click Start.
5.
Before starting to format, a warning message will appear to verify if you want
to continue. Click OK to continue formatting. When finished, a window
message will appear telling you that format is successful. However, it is
required that you unplug and re-plug the USB Flash disk afterwards to allow
Windows to refresh. Use the Unplug/Eject icon on the taskbar to stop the USB
device first.
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Note: It is required that you unplug and re-plug the formatted disk for the
changes to take effect. Otherwise, Windows will still show the old data in
the disk.
Note: Although you can also use Windows to format the disk, it is recommended
that you use the Format function here for better write performance.
Partition
This function allows you to define the partitions you want and how big the size of
each partition will be. Follow these steps:
Note: This function may not work on older versions of the USB Flash Disk. A
warning message will appear saying that this function is not supported.
1.
Click Partition from the Utility menu. You will see the USB Flash Disk Partition
dialog box. Enter your desired size (in MB) for the Security Storage partition.
This partition can be protected by password and is hidden until you activate
the USB Flash Disk Utility program and enter the correct password. You will
notice that the Standard Storage partition will show the remaining size that it
will be allocated.
You can also select whether you want your USB Flash Disk to be formatted as
USB FDD, ZIP or HDD. On some special BIOS, you may use it to boot-up your
system. You will need to check your PC BIOS on what USB boot device type it
can support or call PC motherboard support center.
Note: If you need to set a password security on your USB Flash Disk, you must
create a two-partition disk with at least 1MB of Standard Storage size.
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If you want to set the entire disk as a one-partition security storage drive,
you just enter the total size and the standard storage drive will show 0MB. If
you want to set the entire disk as a one-partition standard storage drive, you
just enter 0 and the standard storage size will show the full total size.
One-Partition Standard Storage Disk
One-Partition Security Storage Disk
Note: If you already set a password before running partition and you set a one
partition security disk, an error message will appear telling you that the
Standard Storage size cannot be set at 0MB when a password exists. You
must first clear the password if you want to do so.
2.
Once you have decided how to partition your USB Flash disk, click Start to
begin. A warning message will appear informing you that all data inside the
disk will be erased. Click OK to continue. This process will also format the disk
so you don’t need to format the disk again. When finished, you must unplug
and plug the device for the new partition to take effect.
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Refresh
Use this function to refresh or redetect the USB Flash Disk devices inserted in your
computer. This function is useful if you have several USB Flash disk inserted.
Minimize
Use this function to minimize the USB Flash Disk utility program into the right side
of the taskbar below the Windows display. You can click on this icon if you want to
run the utility program again.
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Uninstalling the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk Win98 Driver
To uninstall the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk device driver in Windows 98:
1. Go to Control Panel and double-click on Add or Remove Programs.
2. Look for the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Flash Disk and click Change/Remove button.
3. The Setup program will prompt you whether you want to uninstall or not. Make
sure that you have unplugged the disk and click OK to continue.
4. After Setup has completely uninstalled the driver, it will prompt you that
maintenance is complete. Click Finish to close.
Uninstalling the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk Utility
To uninstall the Hi-Speed USB Flash Disk Utility program:
1. Go to Control Panel and double-click on Add or Remove Programs.
2. Look for the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Flash Disk Utility and click Change/Remove
button.
3. Setup will prompt you whether you want to uninstall. Click OK to continue.
4. After Setup has completely uninstalled the utility program, it will prompt you
that maintenance is complete. Click Finish to close.
Disclaimer
All the information in this document is subject to change without prior notice. The
manufacturer does not make any representations or any warranties (implied or
otherwise) regarding the accuracy and completeness of this document and shall in
no event be liable for any loss of profit or any other commercial damage, including
but not limited to special, incidental, consequential, or other damages.
No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form by any
means without the express written permission of the manufacturer.
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registered trademarks of their respective holders.
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