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USB stick not working in Windows...


Graham*

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after being used on a Mac. I can see it in Computer Management, Disc Management, but can't see an option to format. Any help most welcome.

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robinofloxley

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Use miniTool Partition Wizard or Easeus Partition Master to delete existing partition(s).

Right click partition for options.

When all Unallocated, create new partition.

Usually, USB sticks are FAT32 and only a single partition each.

If the stick is only to be used on PCs (and not in cameras, PVRs, TVs etc) you can use NTFS instead of FAT32.

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Graham*

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Thanks, Robin, now sorted.

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