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  1. #11


    Try to use this LLF Low Level Format Tool and see how it goes.

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  2. #12


    Thank you frozwire for 'the solution'
    Now, I need to figure out how to make an old 32 MB (not GB) USB bootable, just enough to duplicate my original problem.
    I got to liking the idea of blocking computer access to everyone just by leaving a USB connected.
    Thank you again
    Ron
    Quote Originally Posted by frozwire View Post
    Try to use this LLF Low Level Format Tool and see how it goes.
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  3. #13


    Microsoft Store if you have some windows ISO file, Rufus - Create bootable USB drives the easy way for a Linux ISO.
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    After realizing it is my latest computer hi-tech tool. All I have to do is shut down my computer and plug that USB drive in to keep others out.
    Now that's what I call turning a bug into a feature.

    btw I wonder if diskpart "clean" command would do the trick? If you experiment just be sure to use the right disk number when using diskpart. It will delete your system partition without qualm.
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  5. #15


    You can make an USB stick into password key.
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  6. #16


    Quote Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
    After realizing it is my latest computer hi-tech tool. All I have to do is shut down my computer and plug that USB drive in to keep others out.
    Now that's what I call turning a bug into a feature.
    Absolutely right
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  7. #17


    I found a 64 MB USB that already does the exact same thing. Stops Widows from booting after a shutdown or restart while it is plugged in.

    "Now that's what I call turning a bug into a feature. "
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  8. #18


    Quote Originally Posted by pcRat View Post
    I found a 64 MB USB that already does the exact same thing. Stops Widows from booting after a shutdown or restart while it is plugged in.

    "Now that's what I call turning a bug into a feature. "
    That has something to do with BIOS not windows.
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  9. #19


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    Windows 8.0 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by pcRat View Post
    I found a 64 MB USB that already does the exact same thing. Stops Widows from booting after a shutdown or restart while it is plugged in.

    "Now that's what I call turning a bug into a feature. "
    That has something to do with BIOS not windows.
    That would depend n what the bug is and how it got there. For example if Windows format.exe was responsible. But odds are you are right. But it's more fun the way we had it.
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