Bad USB Flash Drive.....What to Do ?

fab5freddy

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Hi Guys, I bought a USB Flash Pen Drive from Best Buy,
a generic Geek Squad one 4 GB, and it is acting all weird.
When i try to upload files to it, it says Error, files already exist !
It keeps giving me errors! I have tried to reformat the disk
in Disk Utility as FAT 32, and that didn't help.....

Does anyone know how to troubleshoot these issues ?

Thanks!
 

maflynn

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I wouldn't put too much effort in tying to fix/figure it out. Instead, just return it and get one that works.
 

fab5freddy

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I ended up reformating the USB thumb drive to Mac Journaled.
It works fine on my Mac like this.

But now it won't work on Windows......doesn't matter though..
 

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