Cannot format USB Disk Drive because of I/O Device Error Tags: Flash Media Disk Drive Format USB Flash Devices USB Storage Last response: October 20, 2011 4:02 AM in Storage Share mgduwii October 19, 2011 1:35:33 PM Hello, I cannot format a USB Flash Disk because of an I/O Device Error. Is there a way I can get around it? More about : format usb disk drive device error WyomingKnott a c 289 G Storage October 19, 2011 4:44:01 PM Buy a new USB flash disk. m 0 l johnnyq1233 a b G Storage October 20, 2011 4:02:34 AM What stick do you have and does it have any type of protection on it...write protect switch, built in utilities, etc? If not, how old is it? You could try a different usb port or even try it on a friends computer. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources cannot format usb disk drive because of I/O device error Forum Cannot format USB Disk Drive because of I/O Device Error Forum my 16gb kingstob usb is telling me cannot format because of I/O problem Forum I/o device error usb drive Forum SolvedError message: Can't initialize disk because of I/O error Forum How to format/repair a write-protected USB drive with I/O errors? Forum SolvedThe request could not be performed because of an i/o device error"HELP Forum The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error Forum my WD passport not working I/O device error. it is because of the device board are broken? Forum The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error Forum The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error. Forum He request could not be performed because of an i/o device error Forum Solvedi/o device error pen drive Forum windows 8 cannot installize external hard disk due to i/o error please help me Forum SolvedDrive dismounting, becoming inaccessible, throwing "I/O device error" at me Forum estern Digital external USB Hard Disc 1TB showing I/O device error and not accessible. Forum Can't copy to IPOD "because of an I/O device error" Forum Error Copying File or Folder - because of an I/O device er.. Forum SolvedI-O DATA HDCN-U USB Device no longer recognised with a drive letter - please hel Forum I/o error cannot format Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !