Xtra-PC Reviews, Functions and Price

Everyone has experienced at least once in their life that the computer slowed down and at some point simply had to wait until various applications had to be operated. Others have had the experience that the hard drive was broken and they had to replace it. The operating system had to be reloaded and everything bordered on a lot of work. But there is now a good remedy for this. Xtra-PC gives you the option of using an operating system via a USB stick and interacting with all the applications you need. The system is quick and uncomplicated and can be connected to numerous computers. Simply via USB connection. We took a closer look at the USB stick and wanted to know whether it is really as powerful as the manufacturer promises. For this we did a test and numerous reviews read, which we summarize below.

What is the Xtra-PC?

The Xtra-PC is its own drive which, when plugged into the computer, offers its own operating system. This runs on Linux and can be used completely independently of the rest of the computer. Even if this no longer has its own hard drive or it is defective. The manufacturer promises the following properties:

  • saves money because you don’t need a new computer
  • works with any PC or Mac
  • is ready for use in a few minutes
  • easy to handle
  • contains all the necessary programs
  • you can still work with your own files

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the Xtra-PC only offers its own operating system that you can work with without having to buy a new PC. The only important thing is the use of the USB stick, which is plugged in and makes all further settings independently. To use it, the computer just needs to be connected to the USB stick booted and you can get started.

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Why should this product help me?

Everyone who operates a computer has experienced a hard drive failure or the operating system no longer working properly. In this case, a new computer or replacement of the hard drive is often required. As a rule, this incurs high costs that can be better invested in other ways. This step is not necessary with Xtra-PC, because the USB stick contains all programs and a suitable operating system with which you can continue working as usual. It is suitable for every operating system, such as a PC and Mac. No differences are made here. It is only important that the device can connect a USB stick. All you need is a USB 2.0 port. Once connected, the USB stick takes care of it everything else by itself. You don’t have to buy a new computer, you can bridge the time that you need to find an alternative and are therefore not put under pressure.

What is the target group of Xtra-PC?

The target group of the Xtra-PC is very diverse and therefore cannot be clearly defined. But in general it can be said that the Xtra-PC is aimed at everyone who has to work with a computer but currently has no way of accessing their regular operating system. Those who find the device too slow – which sooner or later always happens – and who may have had their hard drive broken. At the same time it is an alternative for everyone who has no money at the moment, to get a new computer or a new hard drive. Xtra-PC provides the perfect opportunity to bridge the gap, but can also be considered as an equivalent alternative. The USB stick can be used by young and old alike. No technical know-how is required. Man or woman, both of you benefit from using the USB stick. Xtra-PC is therefore something for everyone who is interested, as well as for those who have already tried alternatives but were not satisfied with them.

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How is the product used?

Using the USB stick is very easy. Like other models, it is simply plugged into a USB slot on the computer before it boots up. Finally, to use it, the PC should be switched on and the boot button pressed. This means that the device knows that it should access the USB port. That on the Operating system on the USB stick is then started up and all other settings are made. This process only has to be done once with the Xtra-PC. After that, it is only necessary to press the boot button every time the computer is started using Xtra-PC. At the same time, however, you can also set in the computer’s booting menu that the USB drive is accessed by default. The operating system can then be used as usual. More is just not necessary.

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the USB stick?

Like all gadgets, Xtra-PC has its own advantages and disadvantages that you should know before buying. We have therefore summarized them below and would like to explain what you should pay attention to. There can also be a Purchase decision support if you are not sure whether the Xtra-PC is suitable for your needs or not.


  • easy to use
  • can also be used with a defective hard drive
  • does not touch files on the hard drive
  • you can work freely with your own files
  • fast operating system with high usability


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As you can see, you can only expect advantages from Xtra-PC that pay off when you use the USB stick. Xtra-PC provides the best conditions if you want a faster system and helps provide all programs that you need to work. No special know-how is required and only a few steps before you can use the system. There are no disadvantages to fear.

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Xtra-PC quality seals and features

We wanted to convince ourselves of the capabilities of Xtra-PC and therefore did a test. First of all, we ordered the USB stick online, which was absolutely no problem. When we held it in our hands, we were able to convince ourselves of its processing. The Xtra-PC makes a solid impression and looks valuable, as one is used to from a good USB stick. Then we tried it out. The best way to do this is to follow the descriptions that come with the USB stick. One thing has to be said: the system is very fast and we quickly had one normal operating system in front of us, with which one could work in a user-friendly way. Linux is used as the basis, a system that has already proven itself and is used as standard by numerous users.

As a rule, you know that a computer breaks down or a hard drive breaks when you can’t use it. Often even when you don’t actually have the money to buy something new. In such a case, Xtra-PC guarantees the possibility of bridging this time and provides you with everything you need to work. Whether writing and calculation programs, image processing and e-mail programs. It is very easy to use and can therefore be used really easily by every age group.

Xtra-PC opinions

Of course we wanted to know how others are getting on with Xtra-PC and so we looked for opinions. We found these online in the form of experience reports and thanks to them we were able to get a very good picture, which complemented our test. Most of them were very satisfied with the USB stick and were able to use it accordingly to supplement their PC or Mac. In this case, Xtra-PC ensured a good bridging time. Some of them even use it permanently. The main big advantage is that they do not have to change anything on your computer to use it. It doesn’t even require an internet connection. This is why many use it and no longer want to be without it. For most, the Xtra-PC becomes a good and complete replacement that they would choose again and again. In the end, many prefer to work with Linux than other systems and are therefore happy to recommend it to others. More customer reviews can be by clicking this link! *

Are there any known technical problems?

First and foremost, it can be said that there are no technical problems whatsoever. However, it is important to know how to boot your PC or Mac in order to gain access to the Xtra PC. In an emergency, however, it is possible to search the Internet for further instructions, which can then be found quickly. In general, however, it can be said that you will not get any technical problems with the USB stick. It is easy to use and is therefore a good alternative for everyone.

Where can I buy Xtra-PC?

The best way to buy Xtra-PC is from the manufacturer himself or from his website. There is an internet shop here, through which it is very easy to order. First, however, we would like to go into the offers that the provider has in store for its customers. Within this there is different versions of the Xtra-PC, which you can claim for yourself. It is mainly about the storage that is offered. There are 16 and 64 gigabytes of memory. Another version also contains some extra software that can be used to rescue various data.

In addition, the last offer is usually a little faster than the other two. Which one you choose here depends on your own expectations. In general, however, you should always use these offers if you have the opportunity. In general, these are only offered for a limited time. Should the offer expire, it is not certain whether it will come back again and, above all, how expensive it will be. Therefore, you should always purchase the Xtra-PC when it is available cheaply.

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Xtra-PC Technical Facts

In this list we summarise the technical features of the Xtra-PC so that you have a better overview. There are not many, but it is possible to gain a first insight by means of them.

  • 16 or 64 GB memory
  • Operating system: Linux
  • supports Mac and PC
  • includes all important programmes such as Open Office, music and video player, image editing, browsing, e-mail, etc.

As you can see, the Xtra-PC has all the features to be a normal system on the computer. It can be used permanently and can even replace an entire hard disk. However, the hard disk space is limited. The installation of other programmes from the field of communication or similar is nevertheless possible.

What is the ordering process like?

The ordering process is uncomplicated and very easy to complete. Simply go to the manufacturer’s website, select the respective offer and enter your data in an order form next to it. You can then select the payment method you would like to use. For example, there are options such as Paypal or credit card. These options are very secure and easy to use. Afterwards, the order only has to be placed. An e-mail informs you about the complete order. When the order is shipped, you will receive a tracking number, which you can use to find out online where the package is at the moment. This also makes it possible to calculate directly when it will arrive.

Xtra-PC rating and recommendation

Overall, we would like to recommend Xtra-PC to others. The USB stick is very easy to use and is simply plugged into a corresponding port in order to be able to use it on the computer. Even with a defective hard drive he ensures the perfect bridging and does not cause any difficulties. Overall, we find the acquisition very useful, because in an emergency you always have a backing that you can fall back on. In addition, there is always the option of using it permanently. We therefore give it a good rating and approve of its acquisition.


In this last section we answer the last questions you might have about Xtra-PC. In this way, we want to give you the full overview.

  • Q: Can I use my own files while using Xtra-PC?
  • A: Of course. If the hard disk is working, it is simply displayed as another drive and so you can access your files at any time.
  • Q: Can Xtra-PC also be used even if my PC no longer has a hard drive?
  • A: Yes, that is no problem.
  • Q: Is there a money-back guarantee?
  • A: There is. It is valid for 60 days and can be claimed if you are not satisfied with the stick. You will also get your money back.
Information on the supplier or shipping partner

The USB stick is offered through a company with the following address: The Giddy Up Group, 20 N. Oak St., Ventura, CA 93001, USA. The American company also has an email address that can be used for questions. It is: support@giddyup.io. Nothing else is known about the provider.

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List of sources and further links:
  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB_flash_drive
  2. https://www.techopedia.com/definition/2322/usb-flash-drive


Technical details 8.0
Use 9.0
Price 8.0