A lot of times, Windows users who try to format USB flash drive or portable device find it difficult to complete the format because of “Windows was unable to complete the format” error. If you are also encountering the same error while trying to format a USB drive, try Any Drive Formatter.
While it’s possible to format a USB flash drive from Command Prompt or Disk Management, Any Drive Formatter is the best solution for novice users.
Any Drive Formatter is simple application for XP, Vista, and Windows 7 to quickly format portable devices and USB flash drives in a jiffy.
How to use Any Drive Formatter:
Step 1: Download and install Any Drive Formatter.
Step 2: Run the application with admin rights.
Step 3: Select the drive to format from the drop down list.
Step 4: Select the format mode. By default it uses full format mode. If you want to use the quick format mode, please check Quick Format option.
Step 5: Make sure that you have selected the correct drive, and then click Format button start formatting the selected drive.
Any Drive Formatter is compatible with both x86 and x64 versions of XP, Vista, and as well as Windows 7.
Please note that Any Drive Formatter can’t format internal hard drive partitions. You can use it to format USB flash drives and other portable devices only.