Unable to clean my USB drive

Reference link: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-hardware/unable-to-clean-my-usb-drive/fa98ba9a-a8f4-4dc3-b9b5-41df18c184e0

Problem:

while cleaning with cmd , got the following error
DISKPART> clean

DiskPart has encountered an error: The request could not be performed because of
an I/O device error.
See the System Event Log for more information.

DISKPART>
then in event log i got this
Cannot zero sectors on disk \\?\PhysicalDrive1. Error code: \\?\PhysicalDrive1

 

Solution:

Try to download PowerISO    (Access Password :jfd3) program search it on Google, and Run the program as (Administrator) to give it full permission, then select from the upper Tab “Tools” > “Clean USB Drive” > “Start” > “Ok”

Then it will erase all data in the USB Drive, Now you’ve to Open “Command Prompt” as “Administrator) > Then follow the same steps that you would have start in your first comment which are

Diskpart > List disk > select disk # > clean > etc….