How to Format USB Flash Drive

If you want to format your USB flash drive or flash memory card, you can follow these steps: Plug your USB flash drive or memory card into the USB slot of your computer. Normally your system should find it as a removable disk drive automatically. Open "My Computer" and right click the removable disk drive you have just inserted. Click "Format" on the menu that pops up. A dialogue box named "Format Removable Disk" should appear. Select "FAT 32" under the File System and make sure Quick Format is not selected. (If you are not sure, just leave all the selections as default.) Click the "Start" button. A pop-up will inform you that the format action will erase all the data in the flash memory. Make sure you want to erase all data on the disk before you click OK. The formatting process will start once you click "OK". Now your formatting is complete and  you can enjoy your flash memory. Congrats! You’ve learned to format any Flash Drive or memory...

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