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How to format USB flash drive to NTFS file system

To enable NTFS file system on your USB flash drive

  1. Right click My Computer and select Manage.
  2. Open the Device Manager and find your USB drive under the Disk Drives section.
  3. Right click the drive and select Properties, then go to the Policies tab and select the "Optimize for performance" option then click OK.

Once you do that, open up My Computer and right click on the flash drive and select Format. There you will see that you now have the option to format to NTFS in the File System dropdown box.

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