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Windows 7: Windows Format a Partition on Disk?

06 Apr 2013   #11

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

why didn't this work FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="Windows" QUICK
, I don't understand.

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06 Apr 2013   #12

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
How big is the drive ?
Dam man 456.8 GB, I am going to run the same process once more again.
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06 Apr 2013   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Do you have another computer we could put this to ?
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06 Apr 2013   #14

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

How come this isn't working FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="Windows" QUICK
, whyyyyyy everything else worked.
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06 Apr 2013   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Is it moving ? Probably didn't like the label
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06 Apr 2013   #16

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Is it moving ? Probably didn't like the label
Yes, I guess have to be patient lol. 15 percent , this works fine
FORMAT FS=NTFS
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06 Apr 2013   #17

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

VistaKing what does this do anyways FORMAT FS=NTFS ?
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06 Apr 2013   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Format - It wipes your drive
FS=NTFS - Makes the file system (FS) to NTFS Instead of FAT32
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06 Apr 2013   #19

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Format - It wipes your drive
FS=NTFS - Makes the file system (FS) to NTFS Instead of FAT32
Everything should install fine after this part right? do I continue with your steps afterwards?
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06 Apr 2013   #20

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Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP in VM)
 
 

The command should be format fs=ntfs quick label="Windows" that is for a quick format, without the quick it is a full format which takes longer but will still work just fine.
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