Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I bought a 1gb stick formatted it.all ok took it to asda to have photos done.they could not get info now says stick not formated. data is on there as checked on free data recovery download.really annoying perhaps that why it was only £5 please help

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that has over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 68 Answers


sounds like the stick is indeed corrupt, if you say the data recovery app finds the data see if you can use it to recover as much of the data as possible.

You should then be able to format the stick again and give it another go.

Make sure you have original copies just in case it fails again though.


Posted on Oct 26, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to i clear all data to sell on pc?

You'll need to format it, although if they really wanted to see what data you had they'd still be able to recover it. The only way to make sure they can't is to destroy the hard drive, but formating should be ok unless you have sensitive data on there eg. customer info. Even then it's more to obey data protection laws because very few people will want to try to recover the data.

1. Get a windows disc.
2. When the computer first comes on press f12 to bring up the boot menu,
3. Select the cd/dvd drive.
4. Follow instructions on screen.
5. Before reinstalling the OS, format the drive to remove the data.
6. Install OS, by following instructions on screen.

You'll now have a clean install.

Feb 17, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I cant format my 1gb usb when i was formatting it it always says that it is write protected and it wont be format

Does this USB flash drive have a small slide switch on the edge of the drive to write protect the data on the drive?
If so move the switch to the read/write position.

Dec 11, 2009 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Trying to upgrade RAM

These are the exact specs for the memory that will work in your machine.

Note: I am not affiliated with this vendor in any way, it's for illustrative purposes only.

Feb 25, 2009 | Dell Optiplex GX260 Desktop PC - Intel P4...

1 Answer

Have a e-vectra that will not sign on with mircosoft xp program. what am i search for to get up and running?

a) [even though it is not necessary] before OS installation you might want to remove everything off your HD, including formatting info ~ that part can be done with Win98 boot disk and FDISK utility

b) XP start-up disks [a whole set] are available for download on Microsoft support site; also search this forum for thread on that and direct link

c) HP doesn't actually make HDs; if anything they will stick their label on it, so I would write down model number and serch the web based on that. Once you have the OEM manufacturer you can use links on this site to get the utilities.

d) even though you bought this PC second hand, you should be still able to get some support from HP; if you have to go and re-register it with your name drop the purchase part, and rather go with 'it was given to me by my older brother' story. a) a quick note on XP start up disks - sets for Home and Pro are different, so make sure that you have a right one.

b) formatting can be used for quick removal of pre-existing data, however many users have found that wiping the HD with manufacturer's utilities solves some headaches that might show-up later

c) FDISK command utility can be used to remove any and all formatting info ~ so from logical structure point of view your disk returns to out-of-the-box state. Manufacturer's utility disk will do the same.

Fdisk utility is usually included on majority of boot disks. Check For usage do a search on the web - plenty of info there

Nov 25, 2008 | HP Computers & Internet

7 Answers

How can I recover files "lost" on my LG memory stick s/n 704nmtuz0225 usb 1gb? Noel McInerney Mobile 086 348 2022

you can recover the deleted data from the memory card with memory card recovery software.I had succeed to recover files from memory card of my phone with Asoftech Data Recovery.You can get it from

Oct 23, 2008 | Computers & Internet

3 Answers

My pc is not recognising my connected sandisk cruzer control stick?

Solution for ALL PCs with USB 2.0 ports.

1. Move it to the PRIMARY USB port.
2. Check your BIOS configuration to make sure your USB ports are enabled
3. Assign an IRQ to the USB ports ( this is done by Y/N setting in the BIOS )
4. Download and install service pack 2 ( usb 2.0 is enabled by installing service pack 2 )

Thank you for choosing FixYa!
Az. Wizard Division

Sep 23, 2008 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Tried to password protect my Freecom 8GB memory stick. After the process which took about half an hour, the stick could not be accesses, but could by formatting. I did this and now the stick is only 8MB....

I'm not sure what you have done but.

Right click my computer
select manage

on the left side of the computer management window
see disk management

now on the right side where the disk management is open
find the usb drive from the list of drives, right click on all paritions of the usb drive and select delete partition, ones all parititons are deleted right click in the empty space and create a new partition.
it should work as normally, normal size.

Aug 11, 2008 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

MY 1g memory stick only has 438mb of space and yet there is nothing on it. How can I format it?

If your memory stick is formatted into a specific (I think fat32 but don't quote me on that) format, usually it will reserve half as a mirror copy in case of failure you can retrieve your data. To format it, go into my computer, right click on your memory card and hit format, uncheck Quick format and select the file format of your choice.

May 01, 2008 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

USB stick

If the files you have saved are in the format that the sewing machine will read and the sewing machine has a USB port to plug the memory stick into, it should work.

Your sewing machine manual may have instructions on how to import files.

Apr 03, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

22 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers


Level 3 Expert

100311 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14160 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides