How to fix Unallocated Pen Drive

How to fix Unallocated Pen Drive

Hi! In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to fix unallocated pen drive. Have you ever faced this situation when you will hear or see that your computer has detected the USB flash drive but it doesn’t appear on My PC or My Computer?

The reason is that your drive has been deleted by some mistakes. So, go to the disk management.

  • In Windows 7/8 and 8.1, you’ve to open Control panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools > Create and format hard disk partitions.
  • If you’re using window 10, then it’s easy for you to do so. Just go to the window menu and right-click. You’ll see an option called “Disk management“. Click it and this window will appear.
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image1_how_to_fix_unallocated_pen_drive
  1. Now, look at the information about the Disk 1, which is the pen drive/flash drive. There it’s marked as Unallocated. That means we are not ready for using that drive. So, we have to create a new partition and then only we’ll be able to use it or it will show up in our My PC or computer.
  2. Go and select Disk 1 and right-click. Select New Simple Volume.

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    image2_how_to_fix_unallocated_pen_drive
  3. Another small window as shown in the picture will appear. There you just have to hit Next.

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    image3_how_to_fix_unallocated_pen_drive
  4. Next, we will be allowed to resize our volume but we’ll keep it as it is. Don’t change it but just press Next.

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    image4_how_to_fix_unallocated_pen_drive
  5. In this phase, you can assign the drive letter for your pen drive. You can change it into an available letter or just leave it and press Next.

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    image5_how_to_fix_unallocated_pen_drive
  6. Now, in this step we will keep file system NTFS, you can change your volume label or name, whatever you call. If you don’t want to make any changes, then hit Next.

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    image6_how_to_fix_unallocated_pen_drive
  7. Bravo! Click on Finish Button. We’ve allocated our USB drive into a new partition.

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    image7_how_to_fix_unallocated_pen_drive
  8. Now eject or take out your pen drive and insert it again.
  9. If it shows format option then click on format option and format it.
  10. After the completion of formatting job, you can see your empty pen drive on the screen, ready to be used.

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