**Important!** Encrypted USB Drives will not work on the new Desktop@UCL.
When you log in, plug your USB key into the port on your Desktop@UCL PC. A message will appear stating that your device is ready to use.
You may then get a pop-up box which will give you a few options. You will need to select the option 'Open folder to view files'.
Removing your USB key
To remove the key, you must eject the device first. You can find the USB icon in the bottom right hand corner of your screen.
However if the USB icon is hidden, please follow these instructions.
In the system tray, you will need to select the arrow to show hidden icons.
The following box will pop up.
Select the USB icon and a list of removable storage devices will be displayed.
Select the storage device you wish to eject. Once you have done this, you will see a message displayed to show that the 'device can now be safely removed from the computer'.