Windows 10: Can't Seem to Format a New HDD

Discus and support Can't Seem to Format a New HDD in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I get this message: Device SCSI\Disk&Ven_&Prod_ST2000DM008-2FR1\5&2b637674&0&050000 was not migrated due to partial or ambiguous match. Last... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Lethal Migraine, Apr 25, 2020.

  1. Can't Seem to Format a New HDD


    I get this message:


    Device SCSI\Disk&Ven_&Prod_ST2000DM008-2FR1\5&2b637674&0&050000 was not migrated due to partial or ambiguous match.



    Last Device Instance Id: USBSTOR\Disk&Ven_SanDisk&Prod_Ultra&Rev_1.00\4C530001061220111581&0

    Class Guid: {4d36e967-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}

    Location Path:

    Migration Rank: 0xF000FC00FFFFF130

    Present: false

    Status: 0xC0000719





    How do I resolve this?

    :)
     
    Lethal Migraine, Apr 25, 2020
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  2. Fernandz Win User

    How To Format A Write Protected Flash Memory ?

    ¿You already tried this one?...

    Run CMD


    1. diskpart
    2. list disk

    Then in the 3º step, put the correct number of disk in the list for the usb flash (if it's listed in disk 3, then you'll have to write select disk 3).

    2. select disk #
    3. clean
    4. create partition primary
    5. select partition 1
    6. active
    7. format fs=fat32
    8. assign
    9. exit

    with that commands you will format the flash drive in fat32, if you have a large drive you can select also "format fs=ntfs" in step 7.

    good luck!
     
    Fernandz, Apr 25, 2020
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  3. jimbo45 Win User
    External HDD needs format

    Hi there @menu

    from Windows command mode

    1) Diskpart
    2) list Disk
    3) select disk <disk4> I think it would be in your case
    4) clean
    5) convert gpt (optional step but I prefer gpt HDD's these days even just for data disks)
    6) create partition primary
    7) format fs=ntfs quick
    8) assign
    9) exit

    now you should have HDD ready for use and assigned a disk letter.

    you don't need to create an efi partition for this disk either.

    Cheers
    jimbo
     
    jimbo45, Apr 25, 2020
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  4. doug4901 Win User

    Can't Seem to Format a New HDD

    Format of USB HDDs failing

    Thanks for the suggestion, .. I hadn't tried that.

    I deleted the driver and then reconnected a USB external HDD, the PC loaded a new driver, but alas, I still can't format an external HDD

    Regards
    Doug
     
    doug4901, Apr 25, 2020
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