Have not encountered a problem like this before, but you can try booting from your Windows CD if you have Windows... While your USB is inserted in the USB port. After entering the setup continue until you find your partitions where your drives is listed, you will notice your USB Drive will also be listed there. Select your USB Drive, and simply Delete it and recreate the drive. After that, just reboot your PC, and do not continue the windows setup.... Boot up Normally, and see if it works. Hope it helps
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click start click on my computer you should see your usb drive right click then select format another way is to control panel administrative tools computer management disk management right click on your drive select format
Insert the memory card into a reader on your computer. Open My Computer. Right-click on the drive letter for the memory card. Select Format from the menu. Click on Start in the Format window. Proceed from there.
These are actually ccore flash drives, shipped with the name "Kingston". YOU CAN FORMAT ANY ZIP DRIVE WITH "HP USB DISK STORAGE FORMAT TOOL". Trust me, it really does the needful. I had the same problem earlier =)
usb chkdsk utility
Click start control panel
Administrative tools Computer Management Disk Management
right click on your drive
select properties click tools you should see click check now click start two
Automatically fix files and
scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors place then a tick in one box then
select check now start then after its finished return and tick the other box
you should not do anything while the chkdsk utility is in progress any input
may damage this drive.
You might get best results
ticking in one box the returning after it has finished then ticking the other
It might take some time
depending on the size of your disk but be patient.
then you restore it to its
Right click on usb drive select properties you will
have an array of options
Select the hardware option then select your drive
click on your drive select properties then on customize restore Default in W 7
you might have to alternate doing this repeatedly
until you find the sequence to get the problem is resolved
start control panel scroll to folder options view place a tick in show hidden
files folders and drives
this may vary depending on your operating system Remove write protection to format
You have to be the computers Administrator to change any
values on any Hard Drive on your computer.
start control panel user accounts on the users tab click the name of the
computer Administrator you must have full control.
start click to open on my computer you should see your Usb drive E: or
click select properties there will be an array of options select the sharing
tab option then advanced sharing make sure you have a tick in the share this
folder box then click permissions.
sure all 3 boxes are ticked full
control change and read in windows 7.
start control panel user accounts click on the administrators account if you
have made one or you will have to create one in windows XP.
Click start right click on my
computer select open
Right click the icon of your Usb Drive
(It should be E:/ or something)
Click Properties in the menu that comes up
Click the Sharing tab
And finally, click Allow next to Full Control.
Click start click on my computer
to open you should see your drive
right click then select
Click start control panel administrative tools computer
management disk management
click on your usb drive select format.
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