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I got a Microsoft flash drive, but can't format. I tried diskpart and Rufus, no luck. I would like to reuse it over, but can't format. 

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Hi there,

 

Sorry to hear this, is there any error code or message in the process, you may try MiniTool Partition Wizard and see if it works. 

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I ran the program and it says it's a Toshiba Flash drive. Won't let me do anything.Flash Drive.pngFlash drive

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Hi there,

 

Sorry it helped nothing, in the Disk Management, you can try right clicking on the far left where is says REMOVABLE (E:)... You may get more options.

 

Another thing you can do is to download a bootable ISO Image of Partition Wizard, and try reformatting the drive while booted to the CD... It can be put on a PenDrive as well if needed.  https://www.partitionwizard.com/partition-wizard-bootable-cd.html

 

Hope it helps. Thank you!

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I tried a bulk eraser, but that didn't work. So, I think this drive is toast. It was one that HP sent me to do a system restore for my HP stream 11. Any other help would be greatly appreciated. 

 

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Hi again,

 

Sorry to hear that, if the issue is in the drive, have you ever tried to contact HP support? Thank you!

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