Windows 10: USB flash drive

Discus and support USB flash drive in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello, I just purchased a PNY USB flash drive. After connecting it to my PC, I noticed there is 34mb of unallocated space on it. Can anyone explain... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by leosantare, Mar 19, 2021.

  1. USB flash drive


    Hello,

    I just purchased a PNY USB flash drive. After connecting it to my PC, I noticed there is 34mb of unallocated space on it. Can anyone explain the reason for this? Please see screen shot below.

    If I want to allocate this 34mb space and make the USB flash drive have one space instead of two spaces, how do I do so and is this recommended?

    :)
     
    leosantare, Mar 19, 2021
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  2. zbook Win User

    install.wim is 7GB, how to make a bootable USB flash drive

    This is a method to make a ntfs flash drive.

    The trial and error step will be booting using Legacy BIOS...

    Code:
    This is the link:
    Guide: How to Format USB Flash Drive Using Cmd - EaseUS

    The link did not use active so that is why it is a trial and error step.
     
    zbook, Mar 19, 2021
    #2
  3. USB Flash drive made bootable

    Hi Nelson,

    Check if there is any slide switch on the side that provides write protection. It show's a closed and open lock on each side. We suggest to follow these steps below:

    • Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port.
    • Click Start, type devmgmt.msc in the Search textbox and press Enter.
    • Find Disk Drives and expand it.
    • Find the USB flash drive you want to format, and double-click it. It opens the
      Properties dialog box.
    • Click Policies tab.
    • By default, the Optimize for quick removal option selected, switch it to Optimize for performance and then press
      OK.
    • Now open Computer. Right click on the USB Flash Drive and select Format. The Format dialog box now appears.
    • Select NTFS in the File System field.
    • Press Start and wait while the process will be completed.

    You can also connect the USB drive on a different computer and try formatting.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Martin Bar, Mar 19, 2021
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  4. Octopuss Win User

    USB flash drive

    Flash drive

    Yeah, suggest a racebike when someone ask for a bicycle. Just... no. USB flash drive means USB flash drive.
     
    Octopuss, Mar 19, 2021
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