Unable to format 64GB transcend pendrive [Solved/Closed]

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 nellyta -
Hello,
recently ive buyed a 64gb transcend pendrive,it was woking fine but later on I could not format it,it is ex-fat...
when I insert my pendrive on the computer then it says tht u need to format your pendrive before u use.but when I format it ,it shows tht windows was unable to format..now its gone useless.so any1 out there please help me as soon as possible...
thanks


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Hello,

Try this 1.

Click on the below link and try "JetFlash Online Recovery"

http://www.transcendusa.com/products/online_recovery.asp

Follow the step by step instructions.

Good Luck.
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yah but it said volume too large,still not formatted...
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Hello.
Try this 1.
Plug your pendrive --> Click on start --> In search box, type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.
Device manager will be opened. Double-click on the "Disk Drive" or click on "+" to expand it --> Right-click on your pen drive -->Properties --> Click on "Policies" tab -->Select the option "Optimize for performance" -->Click on OK--> OK.
Now try to format the pen drive in NTFS file system by right-clicking on the pen drive in my computer -->format--> select the "File System" : NTFS from the drop-down menu -->Click on format.
Or try formatting it from the command prompt
Click on start --> In search box, type cmd and click on OK. Command prompt will be opened.
Here I assume your pen drive drive letter as G:
Enter this command
format /fs:NTFS G:
Press enter and follow the instructions.
Note : Don't forget to replace the letter "G" with your pendrive drive letter.
Note If you having problem with it again then include the "/q" that is
enter this command
format /q /fs:NTFS G:
Note : Don't forget to replace the letter "G" with your pen drive drive letter.
Good Luck.
try HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool for formatting ... it works !!
Thanks a lot....jack
You are the best jack :-) It helped me to solve the problem.