1-) when attached , product is not recognized by windows automatically,
2-) when device manager listed, it is an unrecognized USB mass storage device.
3-) after uninstalling and reinstalling it as a USB mass storage device , Found New drive and it is ready for use.
4-) when disk management listed , it is there as Disk 2 ,removable (x) with no media.
5-) Right click and check properties: Scan Disk Extreme USB Device , “This device is working properly” in General Tab.
6-) under Volume tab : type removable, status : No Media, Partition style: Not Applicable. Capacity : 0 MB.
Unallocated space : 0 MB, Reserved Space : 0 MB.
7-) There is NO option to proceed any further, either to partition or to format or any other action…therefore NOT recognized by the System, and…
8-) Sandisk, offers to replace it with a new one. Most probably they will. But my question will still be valid for the new one too.
9-) How to restructure The MBR, and Format the device so that we could continue to our work, after the guarantee period ?