1.    10 Apr 2017 #1
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    Windows 10 Home,64-bit, Version 1703, Build 15063.674

    USB Stick is not recognized


    I have a 16GB USB stick. It had the ISO file of Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Today I "Wiped" it using MiniTool Parttion Wizard. Subsequently it was "Formatted" using the same tool. Now I have Windows 10 Creators Update in my Laptop. However, Window Explorer does not recognize it though it shows up on MiniTool Partition Wizard. Any solutions?
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  2.    10 Apr 2017 #2
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    W10Prox64

    Have a look in Disk Management and see what it says there.
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  3.    10 Apr 2017 #3

    I had that issue when I used Minitool.

    Right click on the start menu and choose disk management. Find the drive in question and check out its partition. It should be blue. You can also right click on the drive number on the left column and see if it needs activating.
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  4.    10 Apr 2017 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by simrick View Post
    Have a look in Disk Management and see what it says there.
    It is showing on "Device Manager" but not on "Windows Explorer".
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  5.    10 Apr 2017 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by layman View Post
    It is showing on "Device Manager" but not on "Windows Explorer".
    Select it, right-click, and select quick format. Of course, this will destroy anything on it....but Windows should see it then.
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  6.    10 Apr 2017 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
    I had that issue when I used Minitool.

    Right click on the start menu and choose disk management. Find the drive in question and check out its partition. It should be blue. You can also right click on the drive number on the left column and see if it needs activating.
    Thanks. Actually, a Drive Identification letter was to be assigned. Your suggested steps were very helpful.
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  7.    11 Apr 2017 #7

    Glad it helped
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