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Windows 7: USB Bootable formatting tool?

07 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
USB Bootable formatting tool?

Hey guys.
So I'm sorry, but this is not directly connected to W7 installation, but I need your help.

What I'm looking for is a tool that will boot from USB drive, and automaticly format and partition all drives in a computer. Since this will be used on a lot of machines I would like something that requires the least amount of input from me. All data need to be wiped, all machines have one drive to be formatted/partitioned.
I have tried "KillDisk" and "Dariks Boot and Nuke", but Boot and Nuke did not work properly and KillDisk required to much input from me.
Afterwards the machines will be installed via PXE boot.

So I would love any suggestions, as I have been unable to find a solution better suited for me.


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07 Jul 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient


Make a Windows 7 installation USB PenDrive:
USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

Than do a full clean & full format in command prompt.
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
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07 Jul 2011   #3


For multiple deployment via USB use the Windows Preinstallation Environment:
Walkthrough: Create a Custom Windows PE Image
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07 Jul 2011   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello Tobias.

There's a lot of useful information at this link also and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.
Secure Erase / Wipe : Definition and Methods
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