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Free Flash drive

Post by kappage » Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:13 am

Today i was given a free flash drive from BHP Bulliton (mining company) but it is partitioned into two halfs on with some crappy video and one blank, is their anyway to un partition it and delete the video? I tried to format the part with the video but it said it was Write protected anyway to unsplit it??

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Re: Free Flash drive

Post by bubba » Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:22 am

Gparted is your friend.

http://gparted.sourceforge.net/
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Re: Free Flash drive

Post by kappage » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:28 am

Thank you kind Sir
but how do you use this program?
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Re: Free Flash drive

Post by Darkstar » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:49 am

It has a GUI so it shouldn't be too hard, i think you can right click on the shown partitions to delete, format etc....

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Re: Free Flash drive

Post by dicecca112 » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:50 am

plug the thumb and cd in. Reboot. Boot from cd. Select thumb from drop down. Delete Partition, format to File System of your choice
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Re: Free Flash drive

Post by kappage » Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:17 pm

Thanks very much
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