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I'm trying to create two partition on the USB flash drive. The first small 350Mb partition is created fine, but the second throws "New-Partition : Not enough available capacity" even though there is a lot of unallocated space:

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> $disk | Clear-Disk -RemoveData

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> $bootPartition = ($disk | New-Partition -IsActive -Size 350MB)

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> $systemPartition = ($disk | New-Partition -UseMaximumSize)
New-Partition : Not enough available capacity
At line:1 char:29
+ $systemPartition = ($disk | New-Partition -UseMaximumSize)
+                             ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (StorageWMI:ROOT/Microsoft/Windows/Storage/MSFT_Disk) [New-Partition], CimException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : StorageWMI 40000,New-Partition

How to fix this?

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Have you managed to make this work? I am facing the same problem... Seems like a write error. Trying to do Clear-Disk –InputObject $Disk -RemoveData to start over reports access denied. – Salketer Sep 5 '13 at 6:44
As I remember, I didn't manage to solve this. The problem is probably caused by my disk being a USB flash drive. – Ark-kun Sep 6 '13 at 17:36

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