EXTERNAL DRIVESA thum or pen drive is a device which plugs into a usb port. ----- Original Message ----- From: Ian Macrae To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 11:49 AM Subject: [access-uk] EXTERNAL DRIVES Can someone please explain the differences between memory sticks, pen drives and thumb drives? Or are they all names for the same thing? Or do any of them have advantages over the others? http://www.bbc.co.uk/ This e-mail (and any attachments) is confidential and may contain personal views which are not the views of the BBC unless specifically stated. If you have received it in error, please delete it from your system. Do not use, copy or disclose the information in any way nor act in reliance on it and notify the sender immediately. Please note that the BBC monitors e-mails sent or received. Further communication will signify your consent to this.