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Questions tagged [usb-flash-drive]

USB Flash Drives are portable USB drives that rely upon flash storage, also known as pen drives or USB sticks.

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USB flash drive clearing attributes

I was having a problem with my USB flash drive that it had become write protected. I used this drive on my friends PC. Maybe virus on his PC created this problem on my flash drive. Now the main ...
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Hide a partition on a flash drive

OBJECTIVE I have a flash drive and I want a custom memory management to work with "secret files". I need some help on how to achieve the following with two partitions on my device: READ Only OR CDFS ...
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How can I make a portable thumb drive with apps that would work with Linux and Windows?

So, my situation is as follows, during my weekly routine I have to transition between several computers, work, college plus home-laptop, work-laptop and sometimes sister's laptop. In college in ...
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Booting Windows installation, while the files aren't in the root directory, from pendrive with grub2 installed

When I install grub2 with grub-install command on pendrive with one ntfs partition, open .iso file with Windows, and copy all the contents of it into its root directory, I can successfully boot the ...
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Windows PC to act as removable USB OTG drive for Android

I have posted this question here than AndroidSE because I expect the answer to be actions on the PC. TWRP recovery is a fantastic tool capable of dumping and restoring entire device images. If you ...
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Disable the “format disk” dialog

I have a USB flash drive which has Linux installed on it. Now what I do is insert it into my computer and boot it inside an VM. Works great. The only problem is, that Windows always asks me to format ...
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USB Flash disc not recognised on android phone [migrated]

I bought the Wansenda S100 OTG USB Flash Drive 32GB USB 2.0 For Android Devices/PC/Tablet/Mac with the intention to load MP3 music on it and play it on my android phone. When I insert the device into ...
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DISM Error:112 Not enough storage space on disk [closed]

I have bootable 16GB pendrive. I am trying to convert install.esd file to install.wim version using DISM but after reaching 96% it stops and gives error 112, there is not enough storage space on disk. ...
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Creating multible bootable partitions on USB drive from terminal? (macOS)

I have a 64GB UBS flash drive, and I want to divide this in multiple partitions. Then I would like to put a different bootable volume on each partition, for example various USB/Live versions of ...
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badblocks found bad sectors on usb pen, how to mark these up so nothing will write on them

Got a 2TB usb pen, format to exfat and did a badblocks check, pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo badblocks -vsw /dev/sda1 -o /home/pi/badblocks.out Checking for bad blocks in read-write mode From block 0 to ...
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No EJECT option to safely eject a portable hard drive Windows 10 system

No EJECT option to safely eject a portable hard drive but if i connect a USB stick there is. How do i safely eject the Portable Hard Drive.
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Error reading from file: Input/output error [duplicate]

Good day everyone I do not understand why i can't access the file on my flash drive. I edited the said file less than 2 minutes, saved it, made sure to click the unmount button and restarted my ...
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How do I make my dead USB usable?

So, this problem kinda started yesterday when my uncle gave me his extra Sony 8GB pen drive to copy some videos. I copied the files and everything went well until I reinserted the drive about three ...
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How can I get my flash drive to be read properly again? [duplicate]

I have a 32GB flash drive. When I plug it in, it won't show up under devices and drives, but it will show up on control panel under devices and printers as "USB Mass storage device". I right click and ...
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How to format a write protected usb?

I have a Write Protected USB Disk. I can't format it by any method. I have tried the methods given in Cannot format USB flash drive, everything claims it's write protected but no luck. I even ...

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