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Windows 7: how to remove boot area from flash drive

08 Sep 2011   #1

Win 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
how to remove boot area from flash drive

I am using a few USB sticks for readyboost and always have them in my hub. One of them was temporarily used to create an Ubuntu Live stick, but now that I removed Ubuntu from it about 32Mb remain used and I assume there is some bootable info in it, as Windows 7 is no longer booting with this stick inserted. I have tried formatting but this does not help. Is there a way to wipe the USB stick clean and remove any boot sector info?

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08 Sep 2011   #2

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Use the CLEAN ALL command
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
Than remake the partition
Partition or Volume - Create New
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10 Feb 2013   #3

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
This really helped. Thanks.
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