How to Format Damaged USB Flash Drive?

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Anna

updated on 2020-01-23 to Data Erasure

If you can’t open your USB flash drive or your computer can’t recognize your USB flash drive, just try another USB cable to reconnect the USB flash drive to your computer. If the issue still can’t be solved, you have to format the USB flash drive to fix this problem. Is it possible to format a damaged USB flash drive? Yes, just follow this guide to help you format and fix a damaged USB flash drive.

Just connect the damaged USB flash drive to your computer, then open My Computer, you will see the USB flash drive icon. Right-click the icon you can see a menu, and choose format tool to help you format the damaged USB flash drive. It is safe and quick.

How to Format Damaged USB Flash Drive?

Note: If the data in the damaged USB flash drive is important to you, just do damaged USB flash drive data recovery. Magoshare Data Recovery software can help you quickly export/recover data from a damaged USB flash drive.

Format damaged USB flash drive with AweEraser

AweEraser is a very powerful data erasure software. It offers a disk tool to help you format damaged USB flash drive. Just open AweEraser, then choose “Disk Tools”. You can choose the damaged USB flash drive and click on Format button to format it to a new USB flash drive. It is very easy.

How to Format Damaged USB Flash Drive?

The formatted data can be recovered by data recovery software. If you want to permanently erase all data in the damaged USB flash drive and fix logical errors, just the the solution below.

Format and wipe damaged USB flash drive

AweEraser is a powerful data erasure software. It can help you securely format and wipe a damaged USB flash drive to prevent data recovery/fix logical errors. Just try this tool “Erase Hard Drive”. Choose the damaged USB flash drive and click on “Erase” button.

How to Format Damaged USB Flash Drive?

Once the process gets finished, all data on the damaged USB flash drive will be permanently erased, can’t be recovered by data recovery software. And you will get a brand new USB flash drive without any damage.

Before you sell or dispose a damaged USB flash drive, AweEraser is the best choice to help you permanently erase private data and help you rebuild a file system on this damaged USB flash drive.

How to Format Damaged USB Flash Drive?

More about AweEraser:

  • It can help you permanently erase data from USB flash drive, HDD, SSD, memory card, digital camera, etc.
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  • It is 100% safe, will not cause any physical damage. It is very easy-to-use data erasure software.
  • It also can help you format/rename and repair a hard drive/USB flash drive/memory card, etc.
  • If you want to reset an USB flash drive to factory settings or permanently erase private data on an USB flash drive, just free download AweEraser. It is fully compatible with Windows OS and Mac OS.

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