Windows unable to format pen drive

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manesh - Jan 30, 2009 at 04:33 AM
 saravanan - Dec 24, 2012 at 11:53 AM
Hello,
I have 4 gb trancent pen drive when I open it windows give message pen drive is not formated and when I formate it
windows gives message "Windows unable to complete the formate"


Thanks
Manesh
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pen drive (latter):j:
Open cmd.
start>run>cmd enter
cd/ enter
format j:/q enter
y enter successful.
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That was fabulous. Thanks for the tip Manohar!
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Thanx Bharath!
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thanks a lot!!! that was an amazing tip
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hi, I followed the above told steps and it was successful without any errors but when I try to open the drive its saying, The file or directory is corrupted or unreadable.....would be great if you have any ideas to make it work?
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May 5, 2011 at 11:33 AM
@ Skd: Try this command: chkdsk f: /r
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