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14 Aug 2010   #1

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Help may have messed up thumb drive.

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Ok i have a 8g usb thumb drive. Tried the chrom os install on it and couldn't get it to load on a pc. So just decided to formate thumb drive AND NOW it only has 1 gig. I tried the Devise management and all i see it Devise has unallacated space......

Help....


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14 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

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14 Aug 2010   #3

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I dont wanna put windows on it, I just want it back to a removable drive with 7.45 gig like it was
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14 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Can't you just right click on the drive it and tell it to format the thumb drive?
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14 Aug 2010   #5

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As of now i dont get any auto play and dosent show up in mycomputer. But if i right click computer then go to manage it shows up.

When i did show up in my computer it said 1 gig
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14 Aug 2010   #6

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chvybeatsford View Post
As of now i dont get any auto play and dosent show up in mycomputer. But if i right click computer then go to manage it shows up.

When i did show up in my computer it said 1 gig
try reformatting with this tool Thank you for downloading HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool [press the "click here" radio button
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14 Aug 2010   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chvybeatsford View Post
As of now i dont get any auto play and dosent show up in mycomputer. But if i right click computer then go to manage it shows up.

When i did show up in my computer it said 1 gig
try reformatting with this tool Thank you for downloading HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool [press the "click here" radio button

Wow ...

Downloaded program but it would only detect drive. Error trying to format.

Now windows 7 gives me a pop up saying to format and it now has the correct size (7.45) run windows format and all good now...

So the hp program wouldnt do the format but did allow windows to see drive correctly....

For that i thank YOU...... is there a thank u button?
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14 Aug 2010   #8

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chvybeatsford View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chvybeatsford View Post
As of now i dont get any auto play and dosent show up in mycomputer. But if i right click computer then go to manage it shows up.

When i did show up in my computer it said 1 gig
try reformatting with this tool Thank you for downloading HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool [press the "click here" radio button

Wow ...

Downloaded program but it would only detect drive. Error trying to format.

Now windows 7 gives me a pop up saying to format and it now has the correct size (7.45) run windows format and all good now...

So the hp program wouldnt do the format but did allow windows to see drive correctly....

For that i thank YOU...... is there a thank u button?
You're Welcome
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