Booting From a Flash Memory Device

By Deane Barker on August 13, 2003

Flash drive maker adds boot feature: It won’t be long until you simply carry an image of your machine around with you. No need for a laptop, just plug your device in, reboot, and you have your computer in front of you.

“In a move that may speed the death of floppy disk drives, M-Systems on Tuesday said its USB flash memory storage device can now start a PC’s boot-up process.”