USB flash drive problem

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mishapesic Posts 2 Registration date Friday November 2, 2012 Status Member Last seen November 3, 2012 - Nov 2, 2012 at 11:45 AM
Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - Nov 6, 2012 at 06:35 AM
Hello,

I have a problem with a usb flash drive, it works fine on win7 but it couldn't recognize it on win XP it is not accessible. The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error HELP

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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,172
Nov 3, 2012 at 03:52 PM
Yes!

Try this HP format tool, it works with most pendrives except Transcend

https://ccm.net/computing/hardware/847-how-to-format-a-usb-flash-drive/
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,172
Nov 2, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Hi

You drive, to work on XP must be formated to XP.

Regards
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mishapesic Posts 2 Registration date Friday November 2, 2012 Status Member Last seen November 3, 2012
Nov 3, 2012 at 02:34 PM
I have tried to format it in win XP but I can't it has some problems and can't finish formatting, any other solution?
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I have tried whit this program but it won't format it either, it noticed me that it is write protected if you got any other programs or solutions please send me, thanks a lot!
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,172
Nov 6, 2012 at 06:35 AM
Now you tell me that it is write protected!

You must remove the protection.

Here is how:

https://ccm.net/faq/4214-how-to-disable-write-protection-on-a-usb-key

Good luck
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