How to format flash drive on windows 8.1

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Flex - Jun 8, 2016 at 09:34 AM
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- Jun 9, 2016 at 03:19 AM
please how do i format my flash drive on windows 8.1 it's hidden i can only see it but can't open or format it please?

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Jun 9, 2016 at 03:19 AM
Hey there, Flex.

Would you please post a screenshot of what you see in Disk Management when you have the flash drive connected to the computer? Here's how to open DM: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=rPdhdS If you are able to see the flash drive there just follow this tutorial: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=0LbcWj (note that even if it says a hard drive, it's still viable for a flash drive as well, however if there's a partition you might have to click on it with the right mouse button and select "Delete volume"). Make sure that you don't format one of your other drives by mistake.
You can also try this method: https://ccm.net/faq/8342-format-an-usb-flash-drive-in-ntfs

Hope that helps. Please let me know how it goes.
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