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: ForumBack up and Formatting ForumHow to recover data after formatting hard drive? ForumWhy does it say my drive needs formatting when i connect a sata hard disk to a u ForumGetting files after formatting an external drive ForumRecovering data from hard disk after formatting ForumRAID 5 array failure time? ForumSigns of cpu failure ForumCan\'t format due to general failure ForumNTFS formatting ForumFormatting dell inspiron n5010/m5010 ForumBack-Up Hard Disk Before Formatting ? ForumNo Post after format and video failure . ForumPower failure damaged my partition ForumDisk boot failure after avast update ForumDisk Boot Failure ... On new build. ForumGetting past administrative password ForumDisk boot failure, insert system disk and press enter ForumOpen hard drive without formatting ForumDisk boot failure xp ForumMedia test failure check cable More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !