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#1 simsboy27

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 07:33 AM

Hello!

I recently tried installing FreeNAS on an old computer of mine. Turns out, the old computer didn't have enough RAM to run it but it still installed the OS on my Flash Drive. Now I want to re partition the flash drive to get all the memory back. I should have 3.73GB but instead I only have 943MB. I tried re partitioning the whole drive in Computer Management>Storage>Disk Management but it doesn't give me that option. Any ideas would be appreciated! I'm using Windows 7.


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Posted 11 February 2013 - 09:24 PM

Open Computer 

 

Right click the Device (thumb drive)  and select Format. Make sure you select FAT32 for the file system and hit ok. 

 

Is your current OS on the flash drive? 


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Posted 11 February 2013 - 10:04 PM

No it is not. Is there a program I could use to re partition the whole entire flashdrive?

 

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 11:53 PM

Format will re-partition it to FAT32. 


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Posted 12 February 2013 - 09:16 AM

I right clicked to reformat it and all the options were grayed out.



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Posted 12 February 2013 - 09:19 AM

Alright, I figured it out. I installed the EaseUS Partition (http://www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm) and it worked!






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