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STEP 1 - Open Disk Management
1. Right-click My Computer and select Manage.
2. Under Storage, click Disk Management on the left panel.

STEP 2 - Format the device
1. Right-click on the drive you want to format then select Format.
2. Select the formatting options such as the volume label and file-system.
3. Click OK.

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To format this device better if you connect it to your computers USB port and let first the computer to recognize it, then when its already recognize by the computer double click Mycomputer icon and you should see there sandisk , just right click on it then click on format.....

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Step 2. Look and see if you now have a key called HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\USB\Vid_0781&Pid_1234 and a key called HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\USB\Vid_0781&Pid_5150.

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