Windows unable to format pendrive [Solved/Closed]

Miraj - Mar 7, 2016 at 04:33 AM - Latest reply: R2D2_WD 3616 Posts Monday September 1, 2014Registration dateCertified CCM ContributorStatus February 20, 2017 Last seen
- Mar 18, 2016 at 03:34 AM
Hello,
When I make a partition & a new windows then my pen-drive was in USB port. After completing a new windows my pen-drive can't be open. Windows recommend to format it but it could't be formatted. how can I format it now
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kieferschild 2387 Posts Sunday October 5, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus April 12, 2018 Last seen - Mar 7, 2016 at 07:01 AM
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Hi there,

open up CMD and type DISKPART

then type list disk

type select disk <number>

type clean

type format FS=NTFS QUICK FORMAT

Try opening it now.

if it still doesnt work then close and open CMD again and type CHKDSK <letter>: /r
its not working plz share other way
R2D2_WD 3616 Posts Monday September 1, 2014Registration dateCertified CCM ContributorStatus February 20, 2017 Last seen - Mar 18, 2016 at 03:34 AM
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Hi Miraj,

The suggested method usually solves these kinds of issues. I would recommend you to try formatting the drive while in Safe Mode and while using another PC. Do you receive an error message while following the Diskpart commands? Please open Disk Management and check if the drive appears with a proper file format and drive letter.

Hope this helps