Flash drive or pen drive of most common data portable device allows you to carry your personal document in your pocket. Currently, in the market, you can purchase 1GB pen drive to 62 GB pen drive for different prices.
When you connect your pen drive to another computer and transfer any file or data sometimes some files and folder comes with malware and you know computer virus is dangerous for your computer’s health.
Now you connect your pen drive to your computer to receive data you copy or cut from other computers. Before doing that you scan your pen drive to delete malware that comes along with data but sometimes anti-virus can’t delete some high-profile malware. So you have to format your pen drive.
There are two ways to format a pen drive or flash drive
Using the Format Option provided by Windows
Using Command Line
You already know how to format a pen drive on your computer by using the format option available in the list of drives. If you don’t know then visit this official page.
Format Pen Drive Using Command
As we mentioned above you also format your pen drive using a simple command line on the command prompt.
Step 1: Insert your pen drive in the computer USB Port
Step 2: Go to the Start Menu, search “cmd” to open a command prompt
Step 3: Now enter the command line
( FORMAT X: /FS:FAT32 /Q /V:PenDrive ) or (Format /q /x G:)
Conclusion of the Post:
Sometimes you completely format your pen drive but some malware is left to delete them permanently the malware virus from your pen drive formats your pen drive using a command line.