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Unread 28-09-2007, 07:45 AM   #1
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Pendrive is not allowing to be formatted?

Sir,
I have a problem with my pendrive. It is not working. Of course, It is being recognized by the system. It is not allowing to be formatted. It is not opening. When porpeties button was opened with right clicking, it showing a file named RAW. What is the problem and how can it rectified???
Please some one tell me the remedy please. Thanks in advance,
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Re: Pendrive problem,

can u format the pendrive in another machine ?

if not, it might be that your pen drive has become corrupted and needs a repair/replacement.
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Re: Pendrive is not allowing to be formatted?

Thank you for your message. It is showing same Even when the system is changed. And, It is showing working properly message when seen from Device Manager.
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Re: Pendrive is not allowing to be formatted?

i think you check your pen drive. Most probably it has been damaged.
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Re: Pendrive is not allowing to be formatted?

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I have a problem with my pendrive. It is not working. When opened,it says have to be formated but when being formatted,it displays unable to format. Of course, It is being recognized by the system. It is not allowing to be formatted. I need to use it very soon n do you have any solution for that problem???
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Re: Pendrive is not allowing to be formatted?

Try to format in Dos prompt.
Open CMD.
START>>>RUN>>>CMD and format your pen drive. or win-key+R.
pen drive ():j:

C:\>format J:/q and hit Enter.
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