64GB Flash Drive Malfunction

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Hello,

I purchased a 64 GB hard drive recently. I'm having a really difficult time copying jpeg files onto it - or any files, for that matter. I used this: downloads.pcworld.com/pub/new/utilities/peripherals/SP27608.exe to reformat it, and when I did, now it seems to be working, but I only have 32 GB of space!

I know for sure that there is at least 62.4 GB of space on this disk, so how can I 1) get it to work and 2) get ALL of that space to work?

I'm also going from Mac to PC and back again, and I've noticed that on both computers, I have difficulties, so it's not one or the other... it's the drive.

Please help! Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

Brad
 

kimsland

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If you know the manufacture of your Flash Drive.
You are best to try to source the manufacture format utility specifically made for it
 
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These are two pictures of what it's doing. One is showing that I'm trying to copy a large mp4 file back onto my hard drive... it stays frozen like that until I disconnect the drive, and no data is being transferred as far as I can tell. The other is me even trying to just open the file, and as you can see, the file is somehow corrupt... it tells me it's not even a movie file.

This happens when I try putting even one file on at a time. Half the time, if I think I've successfully placed a file onto it, when I go to copy it, I get a strange icon in the place of the where the file should be. The icon is black and looks like a windows file. Granted, this work has been on Mac, but the same problems persist on a Windows computer too.

Any idea what the heck is going on with this thing??? It's really pretty ridiculous.

Sorry for the trouble - Brad
 
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