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whp
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Registered: ‎02-19-2015

Sandisk Cruzer 8GB Partitions?

I used my 8GB Cruzer to create an OS recovery flash drive for a Samsung Chromebook. After I recovered the OS the instructions indicated the flash drive would need to be reformatted. When I tried to reformat I was only able to recover 26MB; I used FAT and the default size indicated. When I viewed the flash drive using Win7/Computer Management/Disk Management I could see multiple partitions, including the 26MB after the re-format. This utility will not allow the  

 

Is there a way to recover the complete capacity (8GB) of the flash drive by repartitioning the drive?

 

Thanks!

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SanDisk Guru
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Registered: ‎07-18-2007

Re: Sandisk Cruzer 8GB Partitions?

google search HP disk storage format tool. Down load that and use it to format the drive. Use FAT32 as the file system and it should recover the full capacity. 

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Registered: ‎12-25-2014

Re: Sandisk Cruzer 8GB Partitions?

Hi whp, I think a quick reformat should do this for you. GL.
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SanDisk Guru
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Registered: ‎07-23-2010

Re: Sandisk Cruzer 8GB Partitions?

Hi whp, I think a quick reformat should do this for you.

 

Did you read the OP's opening posting?

 

When I tried to reformat I was only able to recover 26MB;

 

 

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Important files = Backed up files