Formating usb key

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by Gfog, Feb 18, 2007.

  1. Gfog macrumors member

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    #1
    when i insert my usb key it will not mount but it is listed in the disk utility but when i go to format it i get an error saying: disk erase failed with the error - input/output error! any body know how i can resolve this?
    thanks in advance
    gfog
     
  2. dllavaneras macrumors 68000

    dllavaneras

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  3. superbovine macrumors 68030

    superbovine

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    Nov 7, 2003
    #3
    try it in another mac and pc and see what you get after you try another port. if all those fail then you probably got a bad usb key. if a pc works format it as fat then put it back in your mac. fat is a mountable fs for mac.
     

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