Free Usb Problems

  DJ.Ryan 09:02 06 Apr 2010

A few years ago i won a 32mb usb(i know not much now) but i would love to get it to work as i could use it for small portable apps like click here
but i insert it into any pc and it says you need to format it now,i click format,ive tried every file system,every allocation size and still nothing,i opened computer management and my usb shows as RAW,how can i format a RAW usb

  Graphicool1 09:13 06 Apr 2010

"32mb usb"
It took me a moment or two to get my head round what you were talking about. So what you have is a 32mb Flash/Memory drive.

Look at it and see if there is a small sliding switch. It may be semi concealed. (hard to find) This is a device, put in place - on many mem sticks - to protect data from being accidently wiped. If it has one, slide it then try it in your PC again.

  Technotiger 09:14 06 Apr 2010

If XP, right-click on My Computer, then click on Manage, then on Disk Management - then Partition the drive.

  DJ.Ryan 09:15 06 Apr 2010

there is no switch or slider on the side,is there any way to format a usb which is in a RAW format

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:21 06 Apr 2010

Try this click here

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