XStream USB Version

You can install XStream to a USB device, e.g. a USB stick, a USB hard disk or a mobile phone. This way, you can take XStream with you wherever you go.

XStream USB stores all its working data on that USB device. Simply connect the USB device to any Windows PC, e.g. your friend's computer or your computer at work. XStream USB starts automatically and works without having to actually install the software on that computer.

XStream USB installation requirements

  • You need at least 400 MB of free disk space on the USB device to install XStream. 1 GB free disk space is recommended.
  • USB 1.1 or later
  • USB device formatted with the FAT32 file system
  • PC with Windows operating system

Installing XStream to a USB device

The regular product setup contains an option to install XStream to a USB device.

  1. Download the setup file.
  2. Connect the USB device to your computer.
  3. Open the download folder and launch the installation procedure.
  4. In step "Setup is ready to install - Choose installation type", select USB and choose your USB device from the list of connected devices.
  5. click Next >. Follow the instructions through the installation procedure. This may take a few minutes. Please wait.
  6. When Setup is complete, select Launch installed product now and click Finish. XStream USB starts up, ready to work.

Notice the small symbol as part of the product logo which indicates you are running XStream USB.

Restriction: Do not disconnect the USB device during installation and execution of the USB version.

Working with XStream USB

To run the USB version on a computer: Plugin your USB device to the computer. XStream starts automatically.

Note: Windows 7 users: Open the device folder and excute StartXStream.exe manually. 1029384756

Notice the small symbol as part of the product logo which indicates you are running XStream USB.

Note:
  • Do not disconnect the USB device during installation and execution of the USB version.
  • The first time you run the USB version with a computer, a driver setup may be necessary. It runs automatically. Follow the given instructions.

Uninstalling XStream USB

XStream USB stores all its working data on a USB device. However, when you connect that USB device to a computer to run XStream USB, some additional information needs to be stored on the computer, e.g. drivers and start menu and desktop shortcuts for convenience.

What to uninstall How to uninstall
Uninstall XStream from USB device To remove XStream USB from a USB device, simply delete all the files from the device using e.g. Windows File Explorer.
Remove all traces and information left on a computer after using XStream USB Open the XStream start menu entry and click Help and Support > Clean XStream USB off the computer .

Questions and Answers for XStream USB

I already have XStream installed on my computer. Can I install on a USB device, too?
Yes, you can install on USB anytime and on as many devices as you want.
Where does XStream USB store my new music and videos?
All content which is recorded or converted with XStream is saved to the USB device.
Can I run the USB version on the USB device (e.g. my mobile phone) itsself, without connecting the device to a computer?
No, that is not possible.
XStream USB runs very slow. What gives?
The performance of the USB version strongly depends on the speed of your USB connection and USB device. It is recommended to use USB 1.1 or later. If XStream takes long to start or reacts slowly, also try working with a different USB cable or device.
How should I best format my USB stick?
We recommend to format the device with the FAT32 file system.
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