Formatting failure Tags: Drivers Flash Formatting Format Windows XP Last response: January 8, 2012 4:30 AM in Windows XP Share David_04 January 7, 2012 5:48:26 AM Hello, i trying to format a flash disk but it's showing a messing that the window cant complete formatting. More about : formatting failure Saga Lout a b \ Driver January 7, 2012 7:04:17 AM Hello and welcome to Tom's Hardware Forums. Is it write protected by a tiny switch somewhere on it? m 0 l PhilFrisbie a b \ Driver January 7, 2012 4:04:55 PM Is this an SD card? If so, then you should not use Windows to format it, you must use a special tool. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Saga Lout a b \ Driver January 8, 2012 4:30:52 AM That's bookmarked as a keeper, Phil. Even after years of working in this game, I didn't know that and it certainly explains a thing or two. I hope a Mod gives you a BA for that one if the OP doesn't. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources HDD failure notice and battery failure as well after formatting. Forum No Post after format and video failure. Forum Can\'t format due to general failure Forum Sata HDD won't format? Cable Failure? Forum Format failure with IBM 75GXP and Win2k Forum SolvedHi, anyone can help me to get the data in my external hard disk without formatting? Forum SolvedHard Drive formatting problem Forum SolvedUnexpected shutdown while formatting c drive through windows 7 setup. Forum SolvedFormatting issue or just for me? Forum SolvedFormatting a second hard drive. Forum SolvedFormatting a hard drive with win 7 Forum SolvedMy WD element lose everything just a WD logo display on my TV, after Formatting Forum SolvedFormatting a wiped hard drive. Forum SolvedCan't Format or Use Flash After Formatting Attempt to Fat32 Forum SolvedUSB Formatting help! I think I broke it.... Forum Solvedformatting or restoring a laptop Forum Solvedformatting issues when installing: System reserved partition missing. Forum SolvedFormatting SSD to use AHCI when reinstalling windows Forum SolvedFormatting SSD without altering HDD Forum SolvedUSB needs formatting Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !