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How to reset USB Flash Media formatted as Floppy
Dec 23, 2010, 3:11 PM
I have a usb flash drive which I had previously formatted as a bootable floppy disk drive using an HP utility at the time. I had to do this to helpme with a BIOS update.
When the drive is plugged in, windows recognises it as a floppy disk with a max of 1.44 MB. Is there any way of unformatting / restoring my media back to full capacity?
I am running Windows 7.
Thanks in advance for your help.
Dec 23, 2010
reset flash media formatted floppy
Dec 23, 2010, 5:00 PM
have you tried using the Disk Manager in Windows?
if it is larger then 4GB use FAT32 with 32 bit sectors.
Dec 23, 2010, 9:01 PM
Just right-click on the drive in your explorer window (the old "My Computer") and select "Format". You can do a quick format as emerald suggested with FAT32.
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