Unable to Open or format pendrive

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Leena - Jul 31, 2010 at 11:40 PM
shilanand Posts 3 Registration date Thursday September 26, 2013 Status Member Last seen September 27, 2013 - Sep 26, 2013 at 02:03 PM
Hello,

I have a 2 GB Transcend pendrive.I cant open or format the pendrive.whenever i want to open or format it a messege is showing "Another program is using Currently using this file." Please help me out to solve the problem.

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Aug 1, 2010 at 02:04 AM
Hi there,

If you are listening to music or viewing pictures or even applications from the device please end then then try to format the device also if having limited account you will not be able to format it,

Thanks
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Thank you drlootle.My problem has been solved.Thanks for giving me your valuable time.
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jack4rall Posts 6428 Registration date Sunday June 6, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen July 16, 2020
Aug 1, 2010 at 08:34 AM
Hello,

Try formatting your pen drive from command prompt.

Click on Start ---> Run ---> Type cmd and click on OK.

Here I assume your pen drive letter is G drive.

Now enter this command.

format /q /x g: and press Enter.

Note : Don't forget to replace the letter "g" with your drive letter.
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Thanks jack4rall. I just followed your steps and now the problem has been solved.
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Thanks a lot.. Saved a lot of time.
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shilanand Posts 3 Registration date Thursday September 26, 2013 Status Member Last seen September 27, 2013
Sep 26, 2013 at 02:03 PM
i m trying the same but it will not work
my problem is i can't access my pen drive
it shows the message that"windows is unable to format the disk"
please help me.............
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Excellent. Thanks a lot. It's working fine now.
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