Sometimes you may need a normal pen drive to copy files from your computer or doing other things and your bootable USB drive may no longer be needed. Then you will surely try to unboot the USB drive to normal. Right? So, here I am going to let you know how to format bootable USB to normal. You can make a bootable USB unbootable in 4 ways.

1. Manual Process

2. Using Disk Management

3. Using Diskpart

4. Using Software

If any method does not work for your bootable USB drive then try another method.

Format Bootable USB to Normal Using Manual Process

You can format your bootable USB without using any software or following any critical steps. Just format your USB drive normally. Here are the steps to make a bootable USB unbootable using a normal formatting process:

1.Connect USB and Go to “This PC“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 1.jpg

2.Right Click on the bootable USB drive.

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format bootable USB to normal step 2

3.Click on Format.

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format bootable USB to normal step 3

4.Click and select FAT32 (Default) from the file system drop-down menu.

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format bootable USB to normal step 4

5.Mark/Select “Quick Format” and click on “Start“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 5

6.Click “OK” on WARNING

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format bootable USB to normal step 6

7.Click “OK” on the format complete pop-up.

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format bootable USB to normal step 7

How to make a bootable USB unbootable using Disk Management

If you are not able to make bootable USB unbootable using the normal format then you can use Disk Management to format your bootable USB to normal again. So, here are the steps to do that:

1.Search “disk management” and click “Create and format hard disk partitions“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 1

2.Right click on bootable USB and click on “Format“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 2

3.Click “Yes” on alert.

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format bootable USB to normal step 3

4.Type your volume level name -> select FAT32 -> click ok

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format bootable USB to normal step 4

5.Done. You have successfully make a bootable USB normal again

Format Bootable USB to Normal Using Diskpart

If you are not able to format your bootable USB to normal by using a manual process and Disk Management then you can use Diskpart to format your bootable USB to normal again. So, here are the steps to do that:

1. Search “RUN” and click on “RUN” from the top left sidebar.

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format bootable USB to normal step 1

2.Type “diskpart” and click on “OK“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 2

3.Type “list disk” and press “Enter“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 3

4.Type “select disk USB disk number” eg. “select disk 2” and click “Enter“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 4

5.Type “clean” and hit “Enter“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 5

6.Type “create partition primary” and hit “Enter“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 6

7.Type “format fs=fat32” and hit “Enter“.

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format bootable USB to normal step 7

8.Done. You have successfully format bootable USB to normal.

Format Bootable USB to Normal Using Software

If you are still unable to unboot the USB drive to normal and searching for how to make a bootable USB normal then I would like to introduce some best partition software. By using this partition software you can easily make a bootable USB drive normal again.

1.EaseUS Partition Master: 
EaseUS Partition Master is a Free Windows partition software that helps you create, resize, clone, move, merge, and format partitions.  It has been trusted by over 10,000,000 users for more than 10 years. You can easily format your Pendrive by using EaseUS Partition Master and make USB normal again.

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2.AOMEI Partition Assistant:
AOMEI Partition Assistant is a free disk partition management software, which allows the user to completely control hard disk and partitions like as “Create Partition”, “Format Partition”, “Delete Partition”, “Merge Partitions”, “Copy Partition” and so on.

AOMEI Partition Assistant

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3.Minitool partition wizard:
Minitool partition wizard is one of the best free disk partition software favored by over 10 million users. It allows users to repartition hard drive, align SSD partition, format partition, check file system, convert FAT to NTFS, measure SSD performance,  etc.

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If you don’t know how to make a bootable USB for windows 10 from an ISO file then here is an ultimate guide to making a bootable USB for windows 10

Conclusion

I hope you have successfully formatted your bootable USB to normal again. Still, if you are not able to make bootable USB unbootable then please feel free to comment below. I will be glad to help you.

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