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Old 06-15-2007, 09:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, all of sudden my Flashdrive doesn't work. I didn't touch it or change anything as far as I know. The computer does recognize it but when I want to transfer something on to it, it wants to format it? I've never had to do this before. Nevertheless, I click format, but then it says its unable to format. Is it dead? It's a RiData 2gb. Its been working great up until today. I spent around 40$ on it too, any suggestions? Thank
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Use the HP formatting tool to reformat you flash drive.
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Use the HP formatting tool to reformat you flash drive.
Well that worked the first try, but I still couldn't save anything on to it. So I tried the second time and it says failed to format. Now I'm back where I started.
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the drive might be broken, corrupted or dying flash drive
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Happens once in a while with the off brand flash drives/cards. I'm thinking it's dead too. You should be able to RMA it through Ridata or if you bought it from Newegg they'll exchange it if it's within one year.
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