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HOW TO FORMAT YOUR USB FLASH DISK

Start your computer and plug in the flash drive in the USB port.


Click on "My Computer." Click on "Manage" in the "Explorer" window of "My Computer."


Open the "Device Manager" and locate your USBDrive installed under the "Disk Drives" tab.

Right click on "Removable Disk Drive" and click on "Properties" from the menu.


Click on the "Policies" tab and choose "Optimize for Performance" from the options. Click "OK"

and continue.


Click on "My Computer" and choose the format on the flash drive.


Choose "NTFS" or "FAT32" depending on the type you want from the dropdown menu box.


Click "OK" to complete the format.

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mga boss ayaw mag format ng usb transcend 16.GB ko"ayaw nya rin ma open "mga sir pa help naman po thankz"


solution 1: click start rightclick my computer select manage click diskmanagement
change drive letter of your usb. if your cdrom drive drive letter E: change drive letter of your usb to F:

Sep 25, 2011 | Transcend 4GB JetFlash 110 USB 2.0 Flash...

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hello, i have kingston flash drive type model 101 (DT101) data traveller 2gb n 4gb,it has suddently goes awry after i'm eject n unplug it. it cannot been identified by any usb hub at any computer by any circumstanses. not even list as a active drive.I has tried to plug it to another computer but its still popup the same problem. is it permanently damage or can be save by any chance? im using winxp pro service pack 3. "sorry my english is not very good :P"...


it may have been physically damaged but if not we will see it in your disk manager so: put the flash drive into a usb port. then goto start menu/ right click on my computer/ select manage/ select(double click) storage/ select disk management now you can see every storage device connected to your computer. you may have to reformat the drive (in which case you will lose your data) or maybe even reassign the letter. you can do this by right clicking on the drive in question and selecting one or the other. if you cannot see the drive in disk manager then either the drive is no good or the usb port is so maybe try it in more than one usb port. if the data on the drive is vital to you or you need anything else just text me back here cause i have many more tricks up my sleave:) hope this helps and good luck:)

Jul 30, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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could not open the flash drive. i think the drivers is not loading


when you plug the usb dose the computer recognize it and gives you a pop up new device found.
if yes then right click on the my computer icon go to manage and go to diskmanagement and see the drive and its there but dosent have a drive letter on it just right click and say change or add drive letter and it will apear on the my computer .
if it dosent recognze it when you connect theneither your usb port is disabled or the flash drive have an issu
to be sure try to plug this device in other computer if it works over there then its your usb port blocked by anti virus you are using .
or the port is not working properly.
thanks

Dec 13, 2010 | Kingston (DTIU3/2GB) 2 GB USB Hard Drive

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