I know I’ve read an article about how to safely reformat found USB drives without risk of infecting your computer. Anyone know the one?

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jblyberg
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Turn off autorun.

2 years ago from Downtown, St. Louis, MO, USA  
msauers
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Plug it into a linux box?

2 years ago from Lincoln, NE, USA  
akamarkman
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I think you just need to disable USB auto-run, it's a quick registry tweak but there are apps that will toggle on/off w/ a click

2 years ago from Worcester, MA, USA