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Cannot Format a Sony Memory Stick by Using the Quick Format Option


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Symptoms

When you try to format a Sony Memory Stick, and you select the Quick Format check box, you may receive the following error message:
Unable to format drive X:

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Cause

This issue can occur because Windows Server 2003 does not support use of the Quick Format option on this type of device.

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Workaround

To work around this issue, do not select the Quick Format check box.

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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More information

The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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Keywords: KB314666, kbfix, kberrmsg, kbbug, kb3rdparty

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Article Info
Article ID : 314666
Revision : 6
Created on : 3/1/2007
Published on : 3/1/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 131