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16gb thumb drive can't be formatted, help?

By b33kewl
May 22, 2009
  1. Hey, I just bought a 16gb thumb drive, and I can't format it as NTFS. Every time I try to format the thumb drive it usually says "format unable" or something like that. And I usually have to wait over an hour just to see that message, help? Also, I have Vista Premium, and I have the HP tx2500z if that helps.
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Try formatting the thumb drive on another computer
     
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

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