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USB flash drive wont format in XP

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  1. techforray

    techforray Thread Starter

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    I have a usb Xdrive 64 mb flash drive that I got as a gift. The disk that I recieved with it is for 98se. I am trying to use this on a machine with xp. It appears that the drivers load ok but when I try to use the drive it says that the drive is not formated and ask if I would like to. I click yes and the message I get is drive can not be formated. Can anyone help?
     
  2. LONGHAIR

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    Most of these types of drives work in WinXP with out new drivers. You might try the manufacturer's website though.

    Do you have Service Pack 1?
     
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    How can I find out if I have service pack 1. Do a windows update and see if it shows up?
     
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    Start>Control Panel>System Icon

    It will tell you on the General Tab.
     
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