Will formatting a usb flash drive make it last longer?

Answer Your flash drive should always have the same performance, whether you ever format it, or not.

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Formatting a USB flash stick.?

Try it on a different machine bro :)sometime it pops like that, Basically it works on xp, try on your friend laptop you that data is so valuable for you, or else format it as you machine says :)