Formatting a RAW USB device?

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Aug 8, 2012
  1. Taser9090
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    Yesterday my USB disk was deleting something, but then I absentmindedly unplugged it. It's now RAW, and I can't format it to FAT nor NTFS.

    I've tried format it with EaseUS, command prompt, and Disk Management, but no use. I've tried deleting the partition, but that's not even an option in any program. I'm using Windows XP and Vista. I don't care about the data in the disk, I just want it to format correctly

    I'm thinking that it's not possible to fix the corrupted disk, but I'm also wondering if anyone had a RAW USB disk and got it to work.

    Thanks in advance :)
     
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    Double Topic WHY?
     
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    screwed.
    sorry.
     
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    Does it say the correct capacity for the RAW partition?
     
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    I posted the first topic in the wrong forum, so I made this thread.

    And it says that the disk is 0M and has 0M used. I'm not sure if it's M or MB.
     
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    Then that right there is your problem. It's dead.
     
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    go to Computer management > Disk management (if you use windows)
    and see it from there (format, create partition)
    [​IMG]

    if it's not accessible ... it's dead.
     
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    It appears in Disk Management, but I'm not able to format it.

    I suppose it's completely broken. I appreciate all the help, though. Thanks guys. :)
     
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    Nothing will work. I give up.

    But thanks for the help, though :)
     

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