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After making a Bootable USB drive for installing Operating Systems like Ubuntu via Pen drive using softwares like PowerISO , when you format your pen drive using Windows or Ubuntu it will show about only 2 MB of memory in a 4 GB pen drive .


Follow the steps to format the pen drive properly and restore it back to its original condition.

Step 1: Formating Pen Drive Via DiskPart [ Windows]

Connect the pen drive which needs to be formatted to a system running Windows Operating System.

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STEP 1 : open Run using the key combination ( Win key + R ).

STEP 2 : type cmd .To open Command Prompt.

STEP 3 : type diskpart . Run the Pop-up window that appears .

. This opens DiskPart.

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STEP 4 : type list disk .

. This will list all the memory storage devices connected to the PC.

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STEP 5 : type select disk 1 .

. Usually disk 1 if no other storage devices are connected .

. The number specifies the drive to be formatted.

. drive 0 will be your internal hard disk. Identify and select your disk correctly.

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STEP 6 : type clean. This wipes data off your pen drive.

STEP 7 : type create partition primary . This will format the pen drive as FAT.

STEP 8 : now go to My Computer or This PC (as it is listed nowadays) .

Format the pen drive by Right clicking on it and selecting Format option.

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This will restore back your pen drive to its usual condition.

<p>It works! Magic! :)</p>
<p>It works!</p>
<p>list disk is no longer on the list of choice when you type help</p>
<p>wow! This worked! thank thank thank you so mch ashinjohn! I had OS x bootable pendrive for MAC and this worked. I formatted it on windows 7. Thanks ton!</p>
<p>Nice, it works!</p>
<p>outclass...............</p>
<p>I've been wanting to run Android from a USB drive (either booting directly or from within a virtual machine), but haven't had much luck.. ( I was following this: <a href="http://techposts.org/install-stable-android-os-x86-4-4-4-r3-update-on-pc-and-laptops-update/" rel="nofollow">http://techposts.org/install-stable-android-os-x86...</a> )</p><p>Have you used a usb to boot Andrid?</p>
<p>Hi,<br>i haven't personally done this, but found these !</p><p><a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Android-OS-in-your-PC/" rel="nofollow">https://www.instructables.com/id/Android-OS-in-your...</a></p><p>via a virtual machine.</p><p><a href="http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/22665/run-android-on-your-netbook-or-desktop/" rel="nofollow">http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/22665/run-android-o...</a></p><p>from usb</p>
I have. you need to download the x86 or x64 version.
Thanx
<p>Good info, nice and simple. Thank you!</p>

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