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USB flash drive storage space disappearing act

By bobboolee
Nov 26, 2007
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  1. I have had my USB flash drive for almost an year now. I use it mostly to store my PDF files on, and I have deleted many files and reformatted the disk a few times as well. The flash drive was originally 4 GB, but now when I check the size on Properties, I have a 960 mb flash drive... Any suggestions as to how I can retrieve my missing storage space? Is it even retrievable?
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 2,031

    Hello, bobboolee, and welcome to Techspot :wave:

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    With regards to your problem, check the file system, it should be formatted as FAT and not FAT32 or NTFS (if it even lets you choose that). It could just be that it's had its day and the memory has partially failed :(
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