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Old 10-10-2007, 12:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Flash drive is messed up...won't format...

Well somehow my flash drive messed up so I tried to format it. Formatting failed. What do I do?

I tried using NTFS and FAT32, neither worked. I'm using default allocation size.

The drive is a 1GB A-DATA Oriental Elite.

What gives?
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That worked, thanks peter.
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Of course it works. It worked for me when the Windows Format messed up my flash drive.
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Will that work for flash cards (SD cards)? I have two SD cards that won't format (tried in Windows, Linux, and my digital camera). When I put them in, it tells me they cannot be formatted.
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Will that work for flash cards (SD cards)? I have two SD cards that won't format (tried in Windows, Linux, and my digital camera). When I put them in, it tells me they cannot be formatted.
Why do you even ask? Just download it, its under 100kb, and run it. I should work.
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