HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool

HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool 2.1

Free
Windows based Drive Format Utility from HP for USB Flash Drives
3.9  (105 votes)
2.8

Download file is SP27608.exe (2026kb)
The program creates an installation directory C:\DriveKey. The application is HPUSBFW (~436 KB).
Some of the fixes included in this version are :
A FAT32 partition larger than 32 GB can be created
Installation failures during upgrade from previous versions.

HP USB Disk/Drive Format Utility is a Windows based software used to format flash drives to FAT, FAT32 and NTFS partition types. Additionally, the drive can be made bootable by using system files from Windows 98 startup-disks.
The format options provided are similar to the format.com available in Windows.
The allocation unit size option is not available in this utility.
The additional option available is that the user can locate the system files from the default internal MS-DOS location or from the files located at an alternate location.

This utility does not support formatting of internal drives, CF, MMC, etc.
All drives connected through the USB port of the computer is recognised and can be formatted using this software.

Vivek Rao
Editor rating:

Review summary

Pros

  • Supports formatting of any brand of device and not specific to HP.

Cons

  • Difficulty in removing custom partitions created by Sandisk Cruzer Software.

Related stories

See all
The "Windows Self-Healing" tool may not be that helpful
The "Windows Self-Healing" tool may not be that helpful
Using Windows 10's remote troubleshooting tool: Quick Assist
Using Windows 10's remote troubleshooting tool: Quick Assist
All you need to know about USB drive formatting
All you need to know about USB drive formatting
The dangers of using "anti-spying" tools for Windows 10
The dangers of using "anti-spying" tools for Windows 10
Facebook created a censorship tool for the Chinese market
Facebook created a censorship tool for the Chinese market

Related software

Hard Disk Low Level Format Tool
Hard Disk Low Level Format
This HDD Low Level Format utility helps erase hard drive disks.
4.40
USB Disk Storage Format Tool
USB Disk Storage Format Tool
USB Disc Storage Format is a utility for formatting external USB storage.
5.3.0.388
FREE
Free USB Disk Security
Free USB Disk Security
It will provide protection against malware trying to attack via USB drive.
2.1
FREE
Backupery for GMail
Backupery for GMail
App that creates a backup of all information stored in your Gmail account.
5.0.251
HP USB Storage Format Tool
HP USB Storage Format Tool
Thank you for rating the program!
Please add a comment explaining the reasoning behind your vote.
13 comments
Your vote:
ramadan

ramadan It can support pin drive.

Reply   |   4 months ago   |   Was it helpful? yes | no (0)
ramadan

ramadan It is wonderful and cool program.

Reply   |   4 months ago   |   Was it helpful? yes | no (0)
Guest

Guest There is no media in the specified device.

Reply   |   Was it helpful? yes | no (0)

Latest stories

See all
Counter-Strike cheaters beware: Valve's AI will find you
Counter-Strike cheaters beware: Valve's AI will find you
Here's what you'll need to play Ghost Recon Wildlands on PC
Here's what you'll need to play Ghost Recon Wildlands on PC
Enjoy Microsoft's Paint 3D
Enjoy Microsoft's Paint 3D
Amazon Chime is Skype's newest competitor
Amazon Chime is Skype's newest competitor
Visual impairments shouldn't stop you from using VR headsets
Visual impairments shouldn't stop you from using VR headsets
Info updated on: