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Old 03-08-2005, 12:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 256Mb memory stick, or at least it used to be. It came with a little program on it that is now deleted. I ran the program not knowing what it would do. Basically, it seemed to create a protected area on the memory stick (like partioning it). Next thing I know, my 256Mb memory stick now thinks it is a 44Mb stick and I cannot find a way to turn things back.

How to I get the full memory back?
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Old 03-08-2005, 02:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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try re-partitioning it with partition magic
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or you could partition it using windows by right clicking > format. Not every one has partition magic, uless your a pirate P-) its a great piece of software if you "buy" it tho.
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Old 03-08-2005, 10:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It sounds like a Lexar memory stick, you can download the program from their website. Or, even if it is from an another manufacturer, you should be able to get the program from the website.

You could also format it.
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or you could partition it using windows by right clicking > format. Not every one has partition magic, uless your a pirate P-) its a great piece of software if you "buy" it tho.
If you track down a early version like 7, you can get a limited trial which actually works. The later versions arnt functional.
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format is the KEY
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I did format it. It formats at 44Mb
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re-partition it with disk management
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Or...bring a magnet next to it....
Don't do that...it makes it so nobody will ever use it again.
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Dumb question but where do I get disk management?
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