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July 28, 2008, at 03:20 AM by Elfgoat --
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  • To remove U3 on a linux system use a partition editor. All U3 software is located on a small partition, so deleting this partition and reformatting the drive to a single fat32 partition works. As a side note, be sure to use fat32, formatting to ext3 will cause the nslu2 to not recognize the drive. You will want to format to ext3 from the nslu2.
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  • To remove U3 on a linux system use a partition editor. All U3 software is located on a small partition, so deleting this partition and reformatting the drive to a single fat32 partition works. As a side note, be sure to use fat32; formatting to ext3 will cause the nslu2 to not recognize the drive. You will want to format to ext3 from the nslu2.
July 28, 2008, at 03:19 AM by Elfgoat --
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  • To remove U3 on a linux system use a partition editor. All U3 software is located on a small partition, so deleting this partition and reformatting the drive to a single fat32 partition works. As a side note, be sure to use fat32, formatting to EXT3? will cause the nslu2 to not recognize the drive. You will want to format to EXT3? from the nslu2.
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  • To remove U3 on a linux system use a partition editor. All U3 software is located on a small partition, so deleting this partition and reformatting the drive to a single fat32 partition works. As a side note, be sure to use fat32, formatting to ext3 will cause the nslu2 to not recognize the drive. You will want to format to ext3 from the nslu2.
July 28, 2008, at 03:18 AM by Elfgoat --
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  • To remove U3 on a linux system use a partition editor. All U3 software is located on a small partition, so deleting this partition and reformatting the drive to a single fat32 partition works. As a side note, be sure to use fat32, formatting to ext3 will cause the nslu2 to not recognize the drive.
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  • To remove U3 on a linux system use a partition editor. All U3 software is located on a small partition, so deleting this partition and reformatting the drive to a single fat32 partition works. As a side note, be sure to use fat32, formatting to EXT3? will cause the nslu2 to not recognize the drive. You will want to format to EXT3? from the nslu2.
July 28, 2008, at 03:16 AM by Elfgoat -- How to remove U3 on a linux system.
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  • To remove U3 on a linux system use a partition editor. All U3 software is located on a small partition, so deleting this partition and reformatting the drive to a single fat32 partition works. As a side note, be sure to use fat32, formatting to ext3 will cause the nslu2 to not recognize the drive.
March 24, 2008, at 04:45 AM by Jeremy Jefferson --
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If you don't have a MS Windows computer, you're stuffed; be careful to avoid buying any flash drives with this "feature" and make sure that retailers know that you don't want it.

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At this time there is no known remover tools for any operating system rather than Windows.

March 24, 2008, at 04:44 AM by Jeremy Jefferson -- edited warning to inform of formatting
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WARNING: Running the program at the sites listed above will remove U3 from your flash drive permanently (not that I think anyone would care).

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WARNING: Running the program at the sites listed above will remove U3 from your flash drive permanently. It will also reformat your drive, so make sure to backup anything you wish to keep.

November 04, 2007, at 12:59 AM by Jeremy Jefferson -- Updated Link
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Or here: http://download.jwjkp.com/U3_Uninstaller.exe

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Or here: http://download.jwjkp.com/U3_Uninstaller.zip

July 20, 2007, at 12:58 PM by Jeremy Jefferson -- added program warning
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If you don't have a MS Windows computer, you're stuffed; be careful to avoid buying any flash drives with this "feature" and make sure that retailers know that you don't want it.

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If you don't have a MS Windows computer, you're stuffed; be careful to avoid buying any flash drives with this "feature" and make sure that retailers know that you don't want it.

WARNING: Running the program at the sites listed above will remove U3 from your flash drive permanently (not that I think anyone would care).

July 10, 2007, at 09:03 PM by Phil Endecott -- U3_Uninstaller.exe is windows-only.
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To remove U3 from your flash drives and make them usable with your slug you can use Geeksquads U3_Uninstall application.

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If you have a MS Windows computer, to remove U3 from your flash drives and make them usable with your slug you can use Geeksquad's U3_Uninstall application.

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If you don't have a MS Windows computer, you're stuffed; be careful to avoid buying any flash drives with this "feature" and make sure that retailers know that you don't want it.

July 08, 2007, at 02:53 AM by Jeremy Jefferson --
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To remove U3 you can use Geeksquads U3_Uninstall applications.

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To remove U3 from your flash drives and make them usable with your slug you can use Geeksquads U3_Uninstall application.

July 08, 2007, at 02:52 AM by Jeremy Jefferson --
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To remove U3 you can use Geeksquads U3_Uninstall applications.

This can be downloaded from U3's site here: http://u3.com

Or here: http://download.jwjkp.com/U3_Uninstaller.exe

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Based on work by Elfgoat, Jeremy Jefferson, and Phil Endecott.
Originally by Jeremy Jefferson.
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