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So like I formatted my laptop and forgot that my thumb drive was still connected to it. During the setup not only did I delete and format all partitions on my hard drive, I did the same thing to my thumb drive without realizing it.

Now thats no big deal but now I can't even use the thumb drive. I cannot open it, put anything on it or format it...Any idea how to fix this?


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post #2 of 12
Have you tried formating with FAT32? BTW nice wallpaper.
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See if it works in another computer
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There are no other file system options. FAT is the only one. I have tried it on my lappy and PC both.
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goto control panel --> administrator tools --> computer management then goto disk manager and then try to format it! hope you get it sorted out.
btw, what theme is that you are using? whats the name of it? thanx!
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post #6 of 12
It sounds like you deleted the partition on the thumb drive. If that is the case you need to create a partition on that thumb drive before you can format it. You can create a partition in the Disk Management MMC of windows (compmgmt.msc typed into the run cmd).
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post #7 of 12
Download fat32format.exe
It's really good to have for things like PS3 and hard drives over 40GB and such.
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goto control panel --> administrator tools --> computer management then goto disk manager and then try to format it! hope you get it sorted out.
btw, what theme is that you are using? whats the name of it? thanx!
^^^This is the way to go.
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goto control panel --> administrator tools --> computer management then goto disk manager and then try to format it! hope you get it sorted out.
btw, what theme is that you are using? whats the name of it? thanx!
Wow that defintely worked like a charm. Thanks man. The theme I am using is the Microsoft Zune theme. I don't have a Zune Mp3 player but I'm diggin' this theme. You can get it here
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Wow that defintely worked like a charm. Thanks man. The theme I am using is the Microsoft Zune theme. I don't have a Zune Mp3 player but I'm diggin' this theme.
im glad to be of service!
btw, is it possible for you to email me that theme please or is it copyright protected or something?
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