Can't format my flash drive

@10tacl3 (227)
Romania
September 22, 2010 2:58pm CST
Does anybody know how can i format my flash drive? It won't let me explore it and says i have to format it first but when i want to do that i receive this error "Windows was unable to complete the format" ... I tried to format it from the disk manager too, same problem there ... help pls!
2 responses
• Philippines
22 Sep 10
hmmm sounds like a bad sector to me. try this, insert any windows installer cd and boot from that, when the screen that shows the discs appears, use and format it. respond if you need more help.
@10tacl3 (227)
• Romania
23 Sep 10
i`ll try this tomorrow because now i don't have an optical unit :D
@10tacl3 (227)
• Romania
24 Sep 10
i tried that , same error ...
@glenfx (57)
• Philippines
17 Nov 10
try this one.. go to start run.. type CMD .. you'll get a black screen there.. type cd\ then type f: (f: depends on what's your flashdrive drive letter) then type format f: