HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool is a tiny Windows-based format utility for HP Drive Key or DiskOnKey USB drive.
- How to use it?
To use it, you only have to specify the device you would like to format. Then, you need to choose the file system and rename your device. Finally, specify quick format or enable compression. With this tool, you can create a DOS startup disk with internal MS-DOS system file or with file on a specific path.
- What sets it apart from Windows formatting tool?
HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool allows the user to choose USB drive, while with Windows you cannot do so. In addition, with this tool, it is possible to create a FAT32 volume whose size is more than 32 GB, to give a new name to USB drives as one likes it, to create bootable USB drives, to remove malware and to delete space.
- What file types are supported?
HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool can format the USB stick with the following file systems: FAT, FAT32 and NTFS. This latter allows you to get more available storage if you enable data compression.
Win 98, 2000, ME, XP, XP Media Center, Vista
- Possibility to rename the drive.
- More powerful than Windows formatting tool.
- Very compact.
- A little bit difficult to install.