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"Format" missing from context menu on all UDF drives

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Running Windows 7 Professional SP-1 32-bit.  I've been away from the computer for a week, and nobody else uses it.  Now, the "Format" option has disappeared from the context menu on all drives with removable storage -- both internal and external.  Otherwise, the drives work normally, including the other context menu commands.   Hard discs still have "Format" in their context menu.  Running SFC /scannow did not fix this. Please advise.
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