With up to a 16GB capacity, this SanDisk Cruzer SDCZ60-016G-A46 USB 2.0 flash drive allows you to take a variety of digital files with you on the go. The retractable USB connector and included SanDisk SecureAccess software help keep your data safe.
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Offers ample space for photos, songs, videos and more. Included access to 2GB of Cloud storage offered by YuuWaa for secure online backup.
USB 2.0 interface
Provides high speeds and fast connection.
Retracts with a pull of the slider to offer protection against damage.
Drag-and-drop file backup
Enables simple file transfers, eliminating the need for additional drivers and software.
SanDisk SecureAccess software
Utilizes 128-bit AES encryption, allowing you to configure a password-protected private folder on the flash drive (software not compatible with Linux).
Best Buy Customer Reviews
Not good for Xbox 360
Posted by: Mercuryrising from: Clovis, CA on
I bought this because it was on sale, my main goal was to install the Grand Theft Auto 5 Play disc (disc 2) onto the flash drive so I could benefit from the 360 DVD drive not having to work the whole time I'm playing (Plus it's noisy).
When I formatted the USB drive on the Xbox 360 it popped up a "Performance Warning” message saying this drive doesn't meet Xbox 360 performance standards and you may experience problems.
I went ahead and tried it anyhow but I experienced pop-up and some textures would load in later than they should during game-play.
I ended up taking it back and bought a Patriot Xporter XT Boost 16GB and it works great, it also passed the Xbox performance test.
I would only recommend this Sandisk if you're taking advantage of the sale and don't need it for Xbox 360.
13 out of 14 found this review helpful.
SOLUTION for useless keychain part
Posted by: mistersimard from: Laguna Niguel on
I bought this device assuming that there would be some relatively easy way to attach it to a keychain. Without this, it becomes useless, as I don't want to carry it in a pocket. I tried the usual attachments, with no success. It was starting to really annoy me. I went to the hardware store to ask if they had any ideas, but they were no help. When I was walking around, I saw some black zip ties (aka cable ties) and I tried one of the very smallest ones. With a little work, I got one through. It actually provides a pretty secure solution. So if you're frustrated and about to return this because of the pathetic keychain part, try a zip tie!
13 out of 16 found this review helpful.
Sandisk Cruzer is not for everyone
Posted by: jmkyle from: houston, tx on
Sandisk puts software on its' Cruzers to allow you to have software available to you on the road. The application software allowed, however, is not of your choosing and you must buy generic browsers, word processors and such. Unnecessary if you have a laptop or netbook or are using hotel computers. There may be a security advantage and if you're interested in that type of thing, you should check it out before buying.
The problem is that if you don't want this capability or the windows and GUI's that keep popping up when you insert the drive, you can't get rid of them. You can delete all system software on the drive but then you get dismount/eject warnings and it re-installs certain folders when you insert the thumbdrive the next time - not enough folders though for the Cruzer system to work again without re-installing other stuff so now you have a hodge-podge mess on your drive and those incessant warnings and pop-ups to kill all the time when all you want to do is see the files on your thumbdrive.
If you just want a simple flashdrive to drag files to and from, almost everything else is a better alternative because this is really annoying. Too, it's not easily clear (to me) which Sandisk products have this unwanted "take your important files along" nonsense on them and which don't. I believe the term to look out for is 'Cruzer' but I'm not certain enough of that to buy other Sandisk products and risk getting another toad.
I will say the drive has worked flawlessly. It is lightweight plastic and the retractable port is nice and not too common. Just be forewarned you are getting more than you bargain for if you're just looking for a simple thumbdrive to store files on.
27 out of 29 found this review helpful.
Life changing experience with this drive!!
Posted by: jaysonslade from: on
Oh my! The sky is bluer! The grass is greener! My voice is like an angel's! I've lost 25 lbs! And... AND... I saved nearly 20% on my car insurance! I need more exclamation points! Or is it exclamation marks? Oh well... buy this drive! As long as you don't mind small, slow storage. Then buy something else. But I'm not disappointed. It's your typical average drive that's cheap.
2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
Not as good as earlier versions
Posted by: hammerdwn from: Texas on
This 16Gig capacity Cruzer was an OK deal @ $19. The item contains a new feature called "My Vault" to create a password protected area. I set it up, within a few days, for whatever reason, the "My Vault" software feature does not work and cannot be re-installed. I can install drive in any PC and view any file. My older 4G and 8G Cruzers work just fine with their password protection software. Too much of a PITA to return the 16G item......I'll delete the important money stuff, and use it just for photos, but I won't be back to "buy."
9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
I have used 4, 8 and 16gb Sandisk Great Products
Posted by: bigdtex from: Augusta, GA on
I purchased the 16GB sandisk for additional storage on my laptop.
I have used the 4 and 8 GB sandisk thumb drives for several years with no product issues or data loss.
Easy to install and use.
Good way to protect personal data.
9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
Posted by: santacloz23 from: Redding, CA on
I bought this day after Christmas, and it usually is $70 but I got it for $20. Value is just absolutely awesome. I use it for my Xbox 360, and it holds all of my favourite games and moves. The USB head is retractile so I don't loose the caps like I used to with my old PNY flash drives. Overall, great drive for the price.
8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
Very Good USB
Posted by: Mirzo from: Silver Spring, MD on
The Sandisk Cruze (16GB) is a very good USB to store photos, music, videos, etc. The transfer rate is OK, but would've been nicer is it were faster than it is. There isn't much wrong with the USB. The in-built software, which you can choose to install or delete all together, is quite slow when it comes to transferring files into the USB. I recommend that you don't. All in all, it's a good USB device for someone who just need to transfer large files from one computer to another.
5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
Great Flash Drive
Posted by: xitech49 from: El Paso on
This is a good flash based storage device and has a great program called U3 that's included. U3 is a prgram that comes with the flash drive and allows you to transfer programs onto the device and open the programs on any computer without an install.
You can create U3 compatible software by using package factory and you just drag and drop the program you want into package factory and creates U3 compatible software. You can do this with many applications and the resulting software works fine. You can also place games and play them directly off the flash drive. Some programs may be incompatible because of the complexity of their software.
The device was given a 3 for value for price because I got this at another store for half off.
Would recommed buying if you find a good deal.
3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
great flash drive if you need a lot of storage
Posted by: gracebonbon from: gardena, ca. on
I bought this flash drive as a replacement for one I damaged. It really holds a lot of stuff and I believe that it can hold more than a couple of years worth of my work.
The problem that I have with it is that the slide ocassionally makes it difficult to get a firm connection with the usb port and this makes me worry that it will break. Also the little hole on the top makes it difficult to put it on a lanyard or key ring so I have to carry it in my pocket or purse.