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Vibrant flashable USB drive?

21st May 2011, 03:06 AM |#1  
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Hey guys, I was wondering if it's possible to use turn my vibrant memory card into a flashabe USB drive. I'm trying to download things such as Ubuntu and windows 7.
 
 
21st May 2011, 05:57 AM |#2  
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if you are talking about your internal memory i would highly advise against that, it might be safe but im fairly certain it isnt, now you could turn the external sd into a flashable drive and use the vibrant just to store it but you are better off just buying a cheap 15 dollar thumbdrive from your local electronics store. IMO much safer and less chance of hurting your vibrant.
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21st May 2011, 06:24 AM |#3  
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Ok thanks man. I was literally 5 seconds away from potentially messing up my phone. Ill just use my moms USB stick.
21st May 2011, 04:15 PM |#4  
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I download programs to my Vibrant for storage all the time--Just make sure you do NOT un-zip them while on the phone.
21st May 2011, 06:35 PM |#5  
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It is perfectly safe so long as you don't try to flash it on the phone lol ....I use it as a flash drive all the time aswell.

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21st May 2011, 06:38 PM |#6  
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He's not talking about making it a storage drive. He's talking about messing with embrace and partitioning/formatting stuff, like making a USB windows 7 install drive, or w USB Ubuntu livecd which will mess up your phone trying to do that.

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