format using diskpart

STEP-BY-STEP: –

#1: –
Start cmd.exe with administrator privileges, …

#2: – TYPE – diskpart

#3: – TYPE – list disk

#4: – TYPE – select disk 1
Select the disk-number (1 in this case) appropriate to the disk requiring formtting, … (The harddisk is listed as disk 0) – and I do not want that formatted right now.

#5: – TYPE – clean
At this point the disk is effectively “unreadable” in the windows file manager

#6: – TYPE – create partition primary

#7: – TYPE – select partition 1

#8: – TYPE – active

#9: – TYPE – format quick fs=fat32

#10: – TYPE – assign
Message-returned; – Dispart successfully assigned the drive letter or mount point.

#11: – TYPE – { Finished ~ All done yey! }
You can now use your freshly formatted usb-stick.

Sequence of commands

*Sequence of commands*

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