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    Default How to Convert Bootable USB back

    Hello Forum,

    Thanks for the support for installing Windows 7 from Scratch on a preloaded machine.

    There is a problem now.

    I made my USB bootable for the installation and now I want it back.
    I mean, I want to use my usb as a normal data carrying drive not as a bootable devise..

    How can I remove the bootable property and made it a normal usb drive.

    thanks.

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    Default Re: How to Convert Bootable USB back

    you can just delete everything on it, and use it like a normal usb
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    Default Re: How to Convert Bootable USB back

    Just format it
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    Default Re: How to Convert Bootable USB back

    Thanks Guys,

    Let me do it as suggested and get back for the results..

    Thanks again..

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    Default Re: How to Convert Bootable USB back

    I have a 4Gb Kingston R2 and I did exactly as communicated above..

    deleted the data.
    Formatted the drive..

    BUT

    It's still bootable...

    Please specify any other method that could remove the bootable sectors or whatever..

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    Default Re: How to Convert Bootable USB back

    Right Click Computer - Manage - Disk Management - Right Click the Usb Drive - Delete Volume - Right Click Usb Drive - Format Volume (FAT32)

    Try that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeptinune View Post
    Right Click Computer - Manage - Disk Management - Right Click the Usb Drive - Delete Volume - Right Click Usb Drive - Format Volume (FAT32)

    Try that.
    vollaa !!! Worked like a charm..

    Thanks alot..

    This forum rocks, two of my problems solved in just a couple of days

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    Default Re: How to Convert Bootable USB back

    Happy to help

 

 

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