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cannot format USB flash drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sabiibrahim, Jul 3, 2007.

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  1. sabiibrahim

    sabiibrahim Thread Starter

    Mar 14, 2007
    Thank you guys for this wonderful job u've been doing!
    I bought an IBM 1GB USB flash drive and on first use I was asked to format it which I did. however I could not use it again since then becos each time I connect it to my system i receive the message that it is not formatted and when I try to format it , I receive the message that it has been corrupted and cannot be formatted.I am using Windows98SE but i've also tried formatting it using windows 2000 and XP but to no avail. I need help badly.
    Thank you very much in anticipation of your much valued assistance.(y)
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    In XP, Start, Run, diskmgmt.msc

    You should be able to format it there.
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