Formatting is an incredibly useful feature in many situations. It’s particularly handy for Universal Serial Bus (USB) drives as it allows you to erase its contents permanently in the most efficient way possible. You’re also able to change your drive’s file system between File Allocation Table (FAT32), Extensible File Allocation Table (exFAT), New Technology File System (NTFS), and Apple File System (APFS), which can potentially optimize the USB drive’s speed and transfer rate. Put simply, formatting a USB drive brings several merits. The best part about formatting is that it’s relatively easy and takes at most several minutes of your time, that is, if you don’t encounter any issues.
Unfortunately, unless you’re using a USB formatter, you may encounter errors and issues of all kinds. Read on as this article goes over four common issues when formatting a USB Drive and how you can fix them.Continue Reading… about 4 Common Issues When Formatting a USB Drive and How to Fix Them