PowerTip: Fully format drive using PowerShell


Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to do a full format of a drive.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to do a full format of a drive?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Format-Volume cmdlet and specify the -FullFormat parameter, for example:

Format-Volume -DriveLetter C -FileSystem FAT32 -FullFormat –Force

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