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After having tooled around with a USB Linux version using your DD image overwritten or multi partitioned flash pen drive, you might find it necessary to revert it back to a single fat partition. Essentially restoring the flash pen drive back to its original state. This allows the storage device to be readable again, by all computers. You'll find this is particularly necessary after working with tools that use DD to put an ISO image on a USB drive.
When working from a Windows environment (particularly Windows XP), you may experience difficulty using the default Windows format tool to format your large external USB hard drive as Fat32.