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Authored by: Shawn Parr on Aug 06, '07 11:53:33AM

For those commenting to 'just use the uninstaller' they obviously have not read all the details.

This poor person tried to use Disk Utility to format the drive before uninstalling the U3 software, which I would imagine most Mac users would do. This causes the disk to be completely unusable, and for the uninstaller software to no longer be able to recognize and fix the drive.

That is why he points out the HP software to recover the drive.

Yes, if you get one of these drives, already have access to windows, and know that you need to run the uninstaller first, that is the best method. However if you are unfamiliar with the software (which until now I was), and tried the first step most Mac only users would try (format the drive) you will need this hint to recover functionality, otherwise the drive will be bricked.

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Authored by: tal_ino on Aug 06, '07 12:07:17PM

thank you.

i should have mentioned it in the post though :)

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Authored by: slchorne on Aug 06, '07 12:10:09PM

I was in the same position. I just blindly re-formated the drive and only then discovered that i can't use the un-installer.

This hint is a very useful workaround.

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