I tried to do that when all else had failed. The Removal Tool says something
like "Please insert a SanDisk USB compatible device into the comptuer."
Anyway, it doesn't detect the drive is even plugged in and won't run the
program. The file system was FAT32 when the Cruzer was new. Now, the only
options are FAT abd NTFS. Anything else I should try?
"Chuck McDevitt" wrote:
> Get the U3 removal software. The drive is partitioned into two sections,
> one 1MB, and the second the rest of the drive.
> Vista only sees the first. Once U3 is removed, the whole drive is
> "J Man" <J Man@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I bought a 4.0 GB SanDisk Cruzer Micro w/ U3. It worked fine under XP.
> > My Memorex 1.0 GB flash drive works fine under XP and Vista.
> > Vista doesn't recognize U3 technology...no problem. When I configured
> > ReadyBoost to use the Cruzer, everything appeared normal. Shortly
> > thereafter
> > I went to look at the files on the Cruzer, only to discover that the drive
> > had been formatted/files deleted. The Cruzer's total capacity was now
> > only
> > 0.98MB. Vista also started recognizing it as a CD/DVD Drive in Device
> > Manager.
> > The Cruzer is now unusable (except for 0.98MB) and I'm out $125.
> > Has anyone else had this problem? Should I avoid these particular flash
> > drives? Help or suggestions?