In this how to video, you will learn how to format a USB flash drive to NTFS. First, plug in the USB drive to your computer. Right click on My Computer and select properties. From here, go to the hardware tab and select device manager. Next, click and expand disk drives and right click your USB drive. Select properties and then click the policies tab. Choose optimize for performance and click okay. Edit the device manager and open My Computer. Next, right click the USB device on My Computer and select format. Change the file system to NTFS and click start. Your USB drive has now been formatted to NTFS.