Unable to get back my original pen drive capacity

By superbnitin
Aug 17, 2010
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  1. i created a bootable usb flash drive for dell diagnostics using my 4gb pendrive. after creation the size reduced to 1.96 gb. it was mentioned that after reformating the size will be back to normal. but even after reformatting nothin happened. can anyone plz tell me how to get back my initial capacity of 4 gb
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,168   +986

    if you have already reformatted (ie deleted the bootable info), then
    1. get the Disk Manager
    2. delete the partition(s)
    3. add ONE partition
    4. then reformat
  3. superbnitin

    superbnitin TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks a ton buddy. my pendrive is back to normal
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,168   +986

    thanks for the feedback - - this helps others immensely :wave:

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