Don’t let your spare USB drives go to waste! Use them to prepare for disaster and turn them into toolkits that might one day save your neck.

USB jump drives are a dying breed. As the process of transferring data becomes increasingly wireless, many are left with underutilized USB drives crammed into drawers.

That is, until disaster strikes. Thumb drives — when prepared — can prevent users from losing everything if confronted with PC issues beyond their control. Anti-virus, anti-spyware, operating system (OS) installs, and file recovery: all of these options and more are available on your thumb drive. That is if you make use of it. Read on to turn your spare USB into a geek utility belt!

Source: How to Use a Jump Drive Like a Super Geek

I haven’t heard the term jump drive in awhile.