Windows was unable to complete the format". [Solved/Closed]

allen420 2 Posts Monday May 12, 2014Registration date May 21, 2014 Last seen - May 12, 2014 at 07:56 AM - Latest reply:  Manoj
- Aug 4, 2015 at 05:11 AM
Hello,

hello.
im new to these little things.
how can I open my flash drive when it says "You need to format the disk before you can use it".
but when I format it, a pop up message appear saying "Windows was unable to complete the format".
how can I open it when I cant format it.?
hope you'll help me.
thanks.

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Ambucias 53283 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen - May 12, 2014 at 08:05 AM
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Thank you
Hi

Try to format using this tool, it should work for you:

http://ccm.net/download/download-127-hp-usb-disk-storage-format-tool

Good luck

Thank you, Ambucias 2

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it didnt work also.
"Failed to complete the format", it says.
Great! It Worked! :D :D
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Ambucias 53283 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen - May 15, 2014 at 06:40 AM
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Thank you
I'm afraid that it has been physically damaged and they can't be repaired.

Best to invest in a new one.

Sorry
allen420 2 Posts Monday May 12, 2014Registration date May 21, 2014 Last seen - May 21, 2014 at 08:36 AM
we think the same. :D
thanks for the advises.