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Windows 7: Used Space in my 8gb Flashdisk

11 Jun 2011   #1
hell911

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Used Space in my 8gb Flashdisk

guys, i checked my flashdisk, its empty, but there is some space used...

i already tried right click then format, i already tried format command in command prompt, and i already tried HP disk format tool...

but this 60mb space wont go... help me pls!!!!!!!!!!!!




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11 Jun 2011   #2
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Use Clean all first, then format.

Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
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11 Jun 2011   #3
hell911

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

tnx for the link..

btw~ i have question, lets say there is about 60mb used in my flashdisk, i format it already, and clean all it already, but still, 60mb comes back, does that mean that have to do with some special files for flashdisk..

.. and its not a virus or something, i dont care about the space used, i just want my pc and flashdisk SAFE. is it ok to leave the 50mb+ space?
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11 Jun 2011   #4
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

I think some of that is used for file indexing and some used to hold re-assigned segment pointers. It's just part of the drive's overhead and not available to the user. As the drive deteriorates, bad areas are marked un-usable and indexed. The same happens with HDDs and SSDs. The file structure indexing uses the biggest part.
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11 Jun 2011   #5
hell911

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

so in short, i can just leave the 50mb+ used space alone?
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11 Jun 2011   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hell911 View Post
so in short, i can just leave the 50mb+ used space alone?
That would be smart. Those files are used to manage the stick.
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