Can't format or open my pendrive [Solved/Closed]

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 Yadav deepak -
Hello,

I got a problem about my pendrive. I tried to format it and open it. It asked me to insert a disk. I tried many solution from most of the forum but still did't work out. Any professional can give me a better solution?

My pendrive contain many important file and back up.

I will accept any help from all of you!

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Hello,
  • Right-click on your pen-drive > Select the option Explore > if it gets opened, backup your data and format it.
  • If the problem still exists then click on Start > In the search box, type diskmgmt.msc and click on OK.
  • Disk Management will be opened.
  • Then right-click on your pendrive > Select Change Drive Letter and Path > Click on Change and assign different drive letter.
  • Change the volume name by right-clicking on your pendrive and select properties.


Enter your volume name.

Good Luck!
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Thank u so much it is very usefull for mee ,,,,
yes it worked... wow
Thanks... it help me a lot
thank you very much
Thank....first atempt not well in second attemp it worked .....thanx.......
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Hi,

For me it's still not working. Though, I change the name of the drive, I am not able to change the volume name. The error comes as "Volume label is invalid".

Also I've tried the above formatting tool. But it didn't work.

Please guide!
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You pen drive is physically damaged. It cannot be repaired. Sorry
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it is not physically damaged.i think it has got some virus because the problem commenced when I was trying to copy some movies from my friend's comp.
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If you really believe it's a virus, I strongly suggest that you create a new thread and post it in the virus/security section of the forum and please, this time give the full details so that we don't waste your time.

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he this right click not show change drive letters and paths
Realy working thanku guys
worked for me.in disk managment I see my pendrive in black colour and right click in it,then I get a option simple allocation ,after these my pendrive worked
Did you try opening it in a different computer.

If in the same computer, try using other USB ports.

Sometimes it happens, pendrives don't open in some USB ports and they do in others.

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its worked..... thankas