[Solved] Unable to Format Kingston 4/8/16/32/64/128 GB Pen Drive

Brithny updated on Dec 04, 2018 to Partition Master | How-to Articles

Overview of unable to format Kingston pen drive issue

Sometimes, when you plug in your Kingston pen drive, you may get errors such as disk not formatted, pen drive not showing full capacity, pen drive not showing up on My Computer, etc. To fix these problems, you will be forced to format the disk. Here, Kingston pen drive with different storage capacities like 4, 16, 32, 64, 128 GB unable to format usually happens due to write protection or other unknown reasons with "Windows unable to complete the format" error message. Here are some common cases.

User stories 

"I have 16 GB Kingston pen drive when I open it Windows give message pen drive is not formatted and when I formate it Windows gives the message "Windows unable to complete the format". How to fix?"

"Windows telling me my 32 GB Kingston pen drive needs to be formatted, I click ok, try to format and I get a message saying, the disk is write protected, can anyone help, please?"

How to fix unable to format Kingston 4/16/32/64/128 GB pen drive

It is annoying while you cannot format and repair Kingston pen drive when it goes wrong and stops working. Fortunately, there is a third-party Kingston format utility can deal with this issue. Here EaseUS partition software is a nice choice. It can help you easily complete the Kingston pen drive format job while the Disk Management tool or command prompt failed.

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 Windows 10 is supported

Step 1: Select the USB drive to format.

Connect the USB drive or pen drive to your computer. Download and launch EaseUS partition software. Right-click the USB drive you intend to format and choose "Format".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 1

Step 2: Set the drive letter and file system.

Assign a new partition label, file system (NTFS/FAT32/EXT2/EXT3), and cluster size to the selected partition, then click "OK".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 2

Step 3: Check the warning box.

Click "OK" if you see the Warning window. If you have important data on it, back up the data in advance.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 3

Step 4: Apply the changes.

Click the "Execute operation" button first, and then click "Apply" to format the USB drive.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 4
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