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How can I format the Memory Stick using VAIO?

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How can I format the Memory Stick using VAIO?

A formatting method varies depending on the devices with which you use a memory stick.
To format the memory stick, use a device with which you use the memory stick. (This is applicable to the case of a magic gate memory stick (white).)

- When you format a memory stick to use it with other equipment than your VAIO computer

Format the memory stick using the formatting function of the device (e.g. memory stick Walkman, digital still camera, etc.) with which you use the memory stick.

- When you format a memory stick in order to use it with your VAIO computer

Format it using [Memory Stick Formatter] preinstalled to your VAIO computer.
For further details, refer to the following relevant solution.

--Note--

It is because of the following reasons that the formatting methods vary depending on devices with which you use a memory stick.

When a device such as a memory stick Walkman or a digital still camera is equipped with a formatting function, it creates necessary folders at the time of formatting.
Make sure to format a memory stick using the formatting function of a device if it is equipped with such a function.