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How do I format a USB Flash Drive to NTFS file system?

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Posted: 25 Aug, 2017
by: Lordthong T.
Updated: 26 Aug, 2017
by: Lordthong T.

NTFS General Information > FAQ | > How do I format a USB Flash Drive to NTFS file system?

How do I format a USB Flash Drive to NTFS file system?

To enable NTFS on your USB Flash Drive drive (USB Flash Memory):

  1. Right click My Computer and select Manage.
  2. Open the Device Manager and find your USB drive under the Disk Drives heading.
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  3. Right click the drive and select Properties.
  4. Choose Policies tab and select the "Optimize for performance" option.
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  5. Click OK.
  6. Open My Computer
  7. Select Format on the flash drive.
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  8. Choose NTFS in the File System dropdown box.
  9. Click Start button and wait until finished.
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Important: To remove a device safely without data loss use a "safely remove hardware" procedure or Eject function from Windows Explorer.

Eject function from Windows Explorer

Credit : http://www.ntfs.com/quest22.htm

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