Why need Transcend StoreJet format utility?
With the development of storage technology, hard disk capacity becomes bigger and bigger. They are good storage media for backing up important and invaluable data. Transcend Information Inc. as one of biggest memory products manufacturers brings us its proud product StoreJet with high quivery resistance capability. The capability can effectively prevent data loss caused by force majeure. Transcend StoreJet portable drives are widely used in Mac OS X, Windows PC and other operating systems as the external hard drives.
However, you have to format Transcend StoreJet before you can use it. For instance, you need to format this drive to NTFS file system in Windows 7 or its later versions. What’s more, you may need Transcend StoreJet format software if you want to use used drive for another usage. Perform quick format to StoreJet partition could be counted as the fastest way to recycle it since that method will only delete file allocation table without checking sectors.
Windows inbuilt format utility for Transcend StoreJet
To format StoreJet in Windows OS. To format Transcend StoreJet 320 GB or format only one or two partitions, you can easily finish it with the help of Windows built-in format tool: Disk Management.
Please note that formatting will delete all data on the StoreJet. If anything important exists, be sure to back files up before formatting.
Type ”diskmgmt”.msc in Run box and press “Enter” to open Disk Management in Windows. Right click the partition/volume you want to format and select ”Format…”; select file system and click "OK".
As covered, Windows Disk Management can format Transcend StoreJet easily. However, it only allows you to format the partition to NTFS or exFAT if the Transcend StoreJet is over 32GB since the Windows built-in tools can only format a drive less than 32GB to FAT32. If you need to format it to FAT32 for usage on other platforms, this method will let you down. Thus, you might require a more powerful Transcend StoreJet formart tool.
Free Transcend StoreJet format software
Luckily, the free partition manager (AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard) can help you solve all the worries (Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista supported). It can format even 2TB hard drive to FAT32 so you don’t need to worry about the 32GB limitation. Besides, if you want to delete all data on all partitions on the Transcend StoreJet by formatting the drive, you can make use of its “Delete All Partitions” feature instead of formatting or deleting all of them one by one in Disk Management. Download and have a try. Take format large StoreJet to FAT32 in Windows 10 for example.
1. Connect the StoreJet to computer via USB cable and make sure it can be recognized by Windows. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant.
2. Right click the StoreJet drive and select "Format Partition".
3. Select "FAT32" file system. You can also format the partition to Ext4, Ext3, Ext2, NTFS and exFAT if necessary.
4. Click "Apply" to execute pending operation.
PS.: If you want to change the Transcend StorJet’s file system from NTFS to FAT32, or FAT32 to NTFS without losing data, the “NTFS to FAT32 Converter” of AOMEI Partition Assistant is a great choice, which can convert file system between NTFS and FAT32 directly without formatting or damaging inside data.
To sum up, it is easy to format StoreJet in Windows and you just need to find the best suitable solution for your situation. The 3rd party Transcend StoreJet format utility actually is capable of many other things. For instance, it supports adding unallocated space to C drive directly. If you upgrade to Professional edition, you can enjoy more advanced features like installing Windows 10 on external hard drive, recovering lost partitions, transfering OS between MBR and GPT disks, splitting partitions, etc.