Formatting a flash drive

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Hello,
My flash has a problem.
Each time I insert the flash on my PC, a drop down menu tells me "you need to format the disk in drive G: before you can use it".
When I try to format, I get the information "Windows was unable to complete the format"
What do I do to safe my USB flash so that it works well again ?

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What operating system are you using? Perhaps you need to perform these task with an elevated credentials.
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I'm using Windows 10 Home

Ok, open a CMD prompt with elevated credentials, and issue the following:

format /q /x {drive letter}

You can see this article here:

https://ccm.net/faq/9524-format-a-usb-key-from-the-command-prompt-in-windows