But the problem is that Windows formatting option is not well designed for formatting flash drives. It could not completely format or some times won’t able to format it.
Moreover, for some reasons the default formatting option is set to FAT 32 only. In order to format a USB drives in NTFS , you need to do some changes from My Computer – Mange - your USB drive under ‘Disk Drives heading’ – Right click and select Properties - Policies tab - 'Optimize for performance' – Ok.
In order solve all these issues, here is a freeware tool HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool, that lets you completely format your flash drive using FAT 32 (up to 32GB) or NTFS file system.
Download (1.97Mb, v.2.0) and install it from here. Insert your flash drive or memory stick you want to format and select an option (FAT, NTFS, Quick format, Enable compression (NTFS)) to format.