Usb flash drive not detected and cant be formatted
Hey guys. I was trying to format my 32 gb usb flash drive so i can put windows 7 on it to reformat my computer. I was using dos commands
SELECT DISK 1
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
I have done this before with the exact same usb and computer with 0 issues. However, this time, while trying to create a partition, it gave me an error. When i tried to restart the process, it wouldn't let me select any partitions and it stated that there was 0 gb capacity and no more room to create partitions. I checked on my computer, and the drive didnt even appear.
I checked disk management and the usb is there, but cant be formatted or modified in any way. I downloaded a few disk cleaning programs such as http://hddguru.com/software/HDD-LLF-Low-Level-Format-Tool/, but none of them could even detect the usb. is there a way utilizing my bios to do a pure format of it? or did i somehow brick it?
I also get the error: there is no media in the specified device usb stick