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How can the user format Memory Stick using VAIO computer ?

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How can the user format Memory Stick using VAIO computer ?

A formatting method varies depending on the devices with which user use a memory stick.

To format the memory stick, use a device with which user use the memory stick.
Note:
This is applicable to the case of a magic gate memory stick (white).

- When user format a memory stick to use it with other equipment than the VAIO computer
Format the memory stick using the formatting function of the device (for example, memory stick Walkman, digital still camera and so on.) with which user use the memory stick.

- When user format a memory stick in order to use it with the VAIO computer
Format it using Memory Stick Formatter preinstalled to the 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 user 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.