troubleshooting Question

Refomat a USB drive

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I successfully formatted a USB flash as a boot disk for my PC desktop that was downed by a virus.  The virus is removed from the hard drive.  Windows 98 reformated the disk, but I need to run a program through the USB drive in order to fix the E drive operation.  I get an error that the E drive partition is incorrectly labeled (or may be) as non-LBA.

I want to use the same USB SanDisk Cruizer to try to fix the problem, probably with Parted Magic or Knoppix.  The programs were recommended here and were useful in repairing a partition of a hard drive.

The problem is that the USB stick will not boot the PC now.  I need to reformat the USB to use as it was before I put a special boot disk on it.  I've erased the drive and also reformatted and tried to boot with Unbootin but this was not successful. How can I return the USB SanDisk to install these utilities?
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