How to Format a USB Thumb Drive

Are you having issues with your USB thumb drive? Did it suddenly stop reading designs into your machine? 

If you are experiencing either of the symptoms above or one of the following error codes, you may need to re-format your USB thumb drive:

On a Tajima machine:

  • Error B01
  • Error B02
  • Error B03
  • Error B04
  • Error BC1
  • Error BC2
  • Error BC4
  • Error BC5

On a SWF machine:

  • Error 600
  • Error 601
  • Error 602
  • Error 604
  • Error 605
  • Error 650

Here is a PDF instruction on how to properly format a USB thumb drive using Windows Explorer:


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