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If you are using windows.

You can right click and when the format dialog box opens look for the drop down arrow that is labeled file system. make sure it says fat32. and then format the drive

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Plug the iomega in to the pc, now open my computer(XP) or computer(Vista/Windows 7) then RIGHT CLICK the iomega drive and click format then choose fat32, not ext_fat or NTFS

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Remove the battery for at least 3 minutes and then put it back in.. be sure it''s fresh and fully charged

2. VERY IMPORTANT...Turn the "Hold button" ON.. (slide it to the right)

3. Now, plug it into the computer, it would be better if you used a USB 2 port that is located on the back of the computer (it''s on the motherboard)
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My mp3 needs to be reformated and I need to know how to reformat it. Please contact me at jennifermariegordon@gmail.com. Thank you for your help.


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