How to format a USB thumb / pen drive or an external USB hard drive.


STEP ONE:
Plug the USB drive into a free USB port on your computer or laptop.

STEP TWO:
Click the Windows Icon (4 squares) in the bottom left corner of your screen, you will see the start menu appear.
Click “File Explorer” to open up “This PC”.

STEP THREE:
When the “This PC” window opens, find the drive letter that represents your memory stick, right click it and choose “Format…”. It will likely be D:\ or E:\

STEP FOUR:
When the box appears, you can leave everything as it is then click ‘start’ at the bottom of the window.

STEP FIVE:
A warning box will pop up, simply click OK.