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change name of usb drive after formatting

  1. #1


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    WINDOWS 8 pro

    change name of usb drive after formatting


    hello i noticed today when formatting an external usb stick with right clik in win 8.1 change the name of usb.i have a sony micro usb stick(that was the name appeared when open ''my pc '' windows;SONY MICRO (F)).but after formatting simply appears the letter F.is that normal?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    you can right click the drive and rename
    or type in a name while formating
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  3. #3


    Posts : 83
    WINDOWS 8 pro


    thank you but i'm asking some thing else.is normal when format a usb changed the name label?
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  4. #4


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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    yeah - if the format label is left blank
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change name of usb drive after formatting
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