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? 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. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Back up and Formatting Forum How to recover data after formatting hard drive? Forum Why does it say my drive needs formatting when i connect a sata hard disk to a u Forum Getting files after formatting an external drive Forum Recovering data from hard disk after formatting Forum RAID 5 array failure time? Forum Signs of cpu failure Forum Can\'t format due to general failure Forum NTFS formatting Forum Formatting dell inspiron n5010/m5010 Forum Back-Up Hard Disk Before Formatting ? Forum No Post after format and video failure . Forum Power failure damaged my partition Forum Disk boot failure after avast update Forum Disk Boot Failure ... On new build. Forum Getting past administrative password Forum Disk boot failure, insert system disk and press enter Forum Open hard drive without formatting Forum Disk boot failure xp Forum Media test failure check cable Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !