USB-stick not readable in Windows

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otadmin
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USB-stick not readable in Windows

Post by otadmin » Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:31 am

I have a USB-stick, formatted in LinuxMint 19 with FAT32, I have no problems reading and writing on. But if I take it to a Windows computer it will not read the stick. Permissions seem ok with owner read+write, goup read and others read. What could be the cause or how to prepare a USB-stick to be used with various operating systems?

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Re: USB-stick not readable in Windows

Post by mint-me » Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:47 am

Use the default program "Disks", this should fix it.
Menu > Accessories > Disks

Select the drive, then click the cogs icon for options.

Try Format or Repair Filesystem. Should be fine after this.
Linux Mint 19 XFCE 64bit
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