1 gb usb drive shows less capacity?
1 gb usb drive was working fine...but then 1 formatted it and for some reason its capcaity appears now as 115mb.
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Yes it can happen and there are no easy solutions. It is known that formating a usb drive can change its capacity. Try to return it to the shop and exhange if you can.
- 1 decade ago
Did you buy the USB flash drive off ebay or from a online auction/store..If so they its probably a 128mb USB some people have figured a way to hack the USB and change what it shows/appears to be. Maybe when you formatted it it wiped what they did to it and now shows the true size or it might be going bad. I have had 1gb ram show up as 662mb on a single stick. The ram was on the way of failing....Thanks
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- Anonymous1 decade ago
try to reformat