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Old 10th December, 2009, 07:56 PM
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Flash Drive is Having and Identity Crisis

I downloaded a beta version of Chrome OS from here and a tool to extract it to my USB stick from here. Not only did Chrome OS not work, but now my flash drive is acting like a 256Mb instead of 8Gb. It is not an issue of formatting, as I have tried reformatting it several times. I have no idea why the capacity is so low, any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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You've already tried what works for me... I boot to Dos and use Fdisk to remove partitions, then re-boot just like a hard drive and Format C:

Not at all sure if you really need to reboot just like a hard drive....but once something works for me...":O}
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Old 12th December, 2009, 05:19 PM
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What is this DOS you speak of?

Anyways, I finally figured it out. None of the standard format tools were working, so I used this HP tool that seemed to see my USB drive for what it was.
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Very glad you did! Especially as I had no answer for you! ":O}
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how is chrome os? i try this.
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I would say the website may not be all that secure
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