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Best ways to format and unformat your flash drive

1Reasons of formatting a flash drive

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There are tens of thousands of reasons that are related to system hardware components and the software as well to make sure that the flash drive is not only formatted but the related process is also carried out to make sure that the person gets the best results in case of errors and the data related issues on the drive It has been observed that most of the users carry out the format related tasks first hand which is totally wrong because the formatting has been invented to make sure that it is used as a last resort to make sure that the issue is resolved. It should never be carried out in the first place and for the same reason this tutorial has been developed to make sure that the user gets the best and state of the art processes that are related to formatting and if it has been done without the data backup then the related tools are also used to make sure that the user gets the best and the state of the art results in this regard. The processes that are mentioned here are very easy to follow and the user should make sure that the best results are obtained by following them as they have been mentioned. Below are some of the reasons for which the drive is formatted:

    • Corrupted data
    • USB not recognized
    • First time use
    • USB shown on the system but it does not allow opening it
    • The drive has been affected by virus and malwares.

2How to format a flash drive

Formatting hr drive is never an issue at all and the user just needs to make sure that the proper process is carried out in this regard. It is also to be noted that the user should go for the built in system tools to perform the task and it should never be done by some third party software programs as they are vulnerable to compromise and can also store the data and transmit it over the internet which means a privacy leak and a threat to a great extend. The user therefore rely on the tools that are provided by the Microsoft or the OS that is in use to make sure that state of the art results are obtained. The process that is to be followed in this regard is follows and it is really easy once executed:

1. After inserting the usb drive to the port the user needs to make sure that the my computer is opened and the USB is right clicked to find the format option:

Best ways to format and unformat your flash drive

2. Once the format option has been selected it is to be noted that the user should make sure that the new dialogue box where the desired options are selected to get the best results:

Best ways to format and unformat your flash drive

3. The art button is then to be pressed and the user should wait till the bar is completed and it is to be noted that it will also complete the process for the user in full and it is to be noted that the user should make sure that the process is repeated in all cases to make sure that the best has been presented to the system as well as the drive operationally.

3How to unformat a flash drive

There are many online as well as offline programs that could be used to restore the data that has been lost due to formatting. The online programs are never recommended in this regard as they are not only a bug security threat but they can also save the data copy to transmit it over the internet. It is also to be noted that the offline programs are all not trustable in this regard and the user should make sure that the best and the state of the art program is used. Wondershare Data Recovery is one such program that could be used to make sure that the user gets the best results in this regard. It is one of the best and state of the art programs that should be used to make sure that the user gets the best unformatting services without any hassle and if there is a next time the user gets the program to make sure that the needful in terms of data restoration is done. The related process is also very easy to follow and the user should make sure that the it is followed in full without skipping any step so that the best and the state of the art results are obtained without any issue or problem and the needful is also done quickly.

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1. The URL https://www.wondershare.com/data-recovery/guide.html is to be utilized to make sure that the user gets the software program downloaded and installed without any issue and trouble as it is the official link of the program and has been placed on the Wondershare official website:

Best ways to format and unformat your flash drive

2. The file type is then to be selected to make sure that the user gets the process moving without any issue and problem:

Best ways to format and unformat your flash drive

3. The location i.e. the External Removable Devices (including USB flash drive, external hard drive, digital camera or mobile phone) is then to be selected for the scan so that the pin point search is conducted in this regard:

Best ways to format and unformat your flash drive

4. Once the file has been recovered it is advised to make sure that the best ones are selected and restored using the recover button:

Best ways to format and unformat your flash drive

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4Things to notice before formatting/unformatting a flash drive

There are numerous things that should be noted before the drive is formatted and it includes the drive health, in case of data loss the recovery program is questionable and the user should also make sure that the device if affected by malware or virus is straight away formatted without any delay

The list of the programs that are to be restored is to be compiled and the user should make sure that the best results are provided by choosing the state of the art program when it comes to unformatting. It is also advised to choose the files that are required once the recovery has been completed.

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