USB won't become active... bad USB?

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This is on a Windows 10 machine, though I think it's the stick. I have been trying to make a USB bootable through diskpart but I can't seem to shake the last part:

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.16299.726]
(c) 2017 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\WINDOWS\system32>diskpart

Microsoft DiskPart version 10.0.16299.15

Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.
On computer: <computer>

DISKPART> list disk

Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
-------- ------------- ------- ------- --- ---
Disk 0 Online 238 GB 0 B *
Disk 1 Online 3864 MB 0 B *

DISKPART> select disk 1

Disk 1 is now the selected disk.

DISKPART> clean

DiskPart succeeded in cleaning the disk.

DISKPART> create partition primary

DiskPart succeeded in creating the specified partition.

DISKPART> active

The selected disk is not a fixed MBR disk.
The ACTIVE command can only be used on fixed MBR disks.

I'm not sure why this is not working so if anyone else has an idea I'm all ears. Please note that I have done other sticks without issue.
 

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Try List Partition then Select Partition before Active.
 

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I did that in a previous attempt and I get the same message.
 

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Perhaps the asterisk * under List Disk means it's a dynamic disk.
 

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Oh that's bad formatting. That is under GPT.

What's interesting is I put in a known working USB, which is what I am making a duplicate of, and this is shown.

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So I am thinking there is something wrong with the USB drive in itself.
 

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If the Usb stick is GPT that could be the problem. What are you actually trying to do ?
 

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I am trying to make the stick a bootable media stick for SCCM for image deployment. It was working until today so I was trying to recreate it.

I did see that my working stick does not have GPT so the question is how to I get this corrected.
 
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