How can I recover a USB drive that was used for Ready Boost?

Dinith kurukulasuriya March 6, 2012

I have a USB drive I used for Ready Boost. I Forgot to undo Ready Boost and now my USB is not allowing me to use it. How can I recover my USB drive?

  1. ashish
    September 21, 2012 at 5:58 am

    go to pendrive properties and and on the options select readyboost and choose "do not use this device" Windows will restore the previous settings and your pendrive is ready to use now

  2. Elrick Browne
    September 17, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    right click my computer go to manage> then disk manager> then find your usb drive> and then right click and delete partiotion or format

  3. Another_Sufferer
    August 29, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    I too face the same trouble with my 8GB Transcend flash drive.I enabled ready boost but forgot to undo, Now my pendrive is not recognized.I use windows 7, 64 bit. any working solutions applicable ??

  4. Anonymous
    March 6, 2012 at 9:40 am

    so did you tried.
    1)Right click on the usb in an explorer, 
    2)choose properties, t
    3)Then readyboost tab, 
    4) select Do not use this drive. 

    • Dk Dinithk
      March 6, 2012 at 3:21 pm

       thanxs i'll try this as well

      • Anonymous
        March 6, 2012 at 5:22 pm

        let us know if it works.

        • Dk Dinithk
          March 7, 2012 at 3:20 am

          nop it didnt work USB is not letting me to right click

        • Anonymous
          March 7, 2012 at 11:38 am

          1)download Gparted Live CD. Burn the iso image with Imgburn or other iso burning soft.

          2)Boot the Gparted live CD with the USB flash connected
          3)Select USB drive
          4)Select the partition and then delete. 5)Create a new partition and reformat. You should format it as FAT32.

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