How to format Pendrive using CMD

Most of the people use external HDDs and pen drives to transfer and store data. While formatting your pen drive, sometimes you may face the error “Windows unable to complete the format”. The errors occur due to drive error. It may be virus-infected, or it is written permission protected. In such cases, you find it hard to complete the format.

Tech hub Digital is here to provide the appropriate fix to overcome these errors. You can format pendrive using cmd. These changes need to be fixed with some commands only. Follow the steps described below

How to format Pendrive using CMD

Steps to format Pendrive using cmd

  1. Connect your device you need to format it to the system.
  2. Know the drive location.
  3. Open the command prompt as an administrator.
  4. Suppose your drive is “F”, type format F: and press Enter key.
  5. When it shows ready, you need to hit the Enter key again.

In a few seconds, your device will be formatted. If this method doesn’t work, you can try our alternate method to format the device with cmd

Steps to format device with cmd

  1. Open the command prompt as an administrator.
  2. Type diskpart and press Enter button.
  3. Type listdisk and press Enter button.
  4. Select the diskpart you need to format. To format disk 1, type disk part1.
  5. Type clean and press Enter.
  6. Type create partition primary and enter.
  7. Type Active and press Enter button.
  8. After this, you need to type format fs=ntfs label”abc” quick and press enter. Type assign and press enter to complete the format. 

With these easy steps, you can quickly format device with cmd.

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