My sony 16 gb pendrive can't be formated

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sree - Jul 31, 2016 at 01:11 PM
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- Aug 1, 2016 at 03:24 AM
Hello,
my pen drive can't be formatted. I've tried many ways including dos operations.i remove the write protection and tried to format but its not get successful
it's showing ""Windows unable to complete the format". I don't know what to do. pls help me.


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Jul 31, 2016 at 01:22 PM
Is this one of the older ones that has a little switch on it? If it is, hit the little switch and that should disable write protection.
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Aug 1, 2016 at 03:24 AM
Hi Sree,

I agree that you should search for some small switch on the pendrive with locks the drive’s formatting. Some models have those. If your pendrive does not have such a button and you have tested many ways to format it, try using a Linux OS. You may be able to format the drive, but have in mind that the device may have been damaged. If so, there may be a problem with all the data you plan to store on it.

Hope this helps

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