Formating a rebootable usb drive Tags: Microsoft USB Drive Windows XP Last response: July 14, 2005 10:08 PM in Windows XP Share Anonymous July 14, 2005 7:51:01 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?) Hi Is there is way to reformat a usb drive to be rebootable. (My machine allows it). Thanks More about : formating rebootable usb drive Anonymous July 14, 2005 10:08:10 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?) There are three elements to make a USB flash drive bootable on a system: ** The host system must support booting from a USB flash drive. (Please check with your system manufacturer.) ** The USB flash drive must support booting in general. (Please check with your USB flash drive vendor.) ** The USB flash drive must contain boot/system files. Typically, vendors of USB flash drives that support bootability will provide you with a tool that will make the drive bootable. USB Flash Drive FAQ http://www.usbflashdrive.org/uÂsbfd_faq.html -- Carey Frisch Microsoft MVP Windows XP - Shell/User Microsoft Newsgroups Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies: http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/window... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "koby" wrote: | Hi | | Is there is way to reformat a usb drive to be rebootable. (My machine allows | it). | | Thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to formating a USB drive for large files? Forum Formating write protected usb drive Forum Formating write protected usb drive Forum Formating write protected usb drive Forum USB flash drive lost formating Forum Formating laptop using my usb drive Forum Solvedwhen i plug my card reader it displays to format and after formatting it displays that one of the USB drive has malfunctioned Forum SolvedUSB Flash Drive Needs Formatted Forum SolvedFormat a drive and install a Linux OS without using a CD/DVD or USB Forum Solvedhow can i format a usb drive with corrupted file system and write protection? Forum Solvedformatted drive C, now can not boot from usb or optical drive Forum Solvedusb flash drive stopped and ask for format Forum SolvedFormatting a USB drive Forum SolvedHow to format a hard drive with a usb device? Forum USB Hard drive re-format challenge Forum Usb drive needs to be formatted but shows that windows was unable to complete the format Forum My toshiba tv has a USB media port but won't recognise my seagate hard drive because it's formatted to mac. What hard drive ca Forum USB drive suddenly read only and wont format Forum SolvedUSB Flash drive formated to NTFS transfer rate slows down alot in the end of the transfer Forum Can I recover data from a formatted USB drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !