Flash drive capacity issue

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lalay_ereno
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- Sep 27, 2009 at 08:27 AM
closeup22
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- Sep 28, 2009 at 09:24 AM
Hello everybody,

my problem goes like this, i have a 2 gig A-Data usb flash drive, but when you see it in the properties it shows that it's capacity was 7.9 gig. i tried to format this drive several times and a couple of times using low-level formatting method but still the capacity reports still the same 7.9gb. i can't save files more than a gig while it report a bigger free of space. i notice when i try low-level formatting it shows so many errors, what is the best i can do to restore this drive to its original state e.g. capacity. Is it a manifestation of virus? help please.....

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closeup22
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Sep 28, 2009 at 09:24 AM
hi there,

you can use link below and follow the instructions there:

https://ccm.net/forum/affich-44795-flash-drive-or-memory-stick

and for the formatting

you can use hp disk format tool

download it from link below:

https://ccm.net/downloads/tools/4639-hp-usb-disk-storage-format-tool/

Thanks
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