exfat to ntfs format (raw)

  shauny36 10:24 24 May 2014
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have tried to format my new exfat usb drive on xp but no joy. downloaded the xp driver,and tried disk manager. got to 100% and said did not complete the format,now the drive is in raw format. what do i do now. just want it in ntfs.

cheers

  bremner 10:35 24 May 2014
  bremner 10:36 24 May 2014
  shauny36 10:58 24 May 2014

ran it and it came up failed to format the device.

  bremner 14:36 24 May 2014

What is the make and model of the USB drive?

  shauny36 22:07 24 May 2014

not sure. got it of ebay 128gb cant see no name or model.

  bumpkin 23:04 24 May 2014

I don't think that you can do it using XP. Win7 will do it so if you have a friend with 7 ask them, it only takes a few mins.

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  bremner 08:40 25 May 2014

bumpkin

The software I linked to is XP specific to format USB drives to NTFS. I have used it successfully for years.

  bumpkin 09:58 25 May 2014

In that case I would think that OP has a duff drive but maybe worth a try with W7 just to confirm.

  martd7 11:29 25 May 2014

I used "partition manager free" to format my usb stick because i too found HPs disc format tool wouldnt format the drive,a 64gb cube memory stick

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