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Pendrive is not getting formatted

Hello when i try to open my pendrive it says you should format it.when i try to format my pendrive it says windows was unable to complete the format.what is the reason?how can i format my pendrive?

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There isn't any solution for these kind of problems. the only solution is buying another pen drive. if you have problem in your pen drive just replace it

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Hi.. i too had the same problem in my pen drive..The reason for this problem is ur pen drive has been affected by virus and it cannot be formatted anymore by ur system.. so the best solution is to get a new pen drive.. if u hav warranty for ur pen drive u can replace with a new one..

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If the above method is not work
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sir
u dont need to buy a new one. You can download file shredder from here . do following things :
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  2. shred all the files which are in pendrive(after shredding u will not be able to recover them)
  3. then try to format it .,
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