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  #1  
Old 10-03-2007
RScotti
 
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Diskpart Format command

I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive to Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the syntax in the help file for the drive letter.
I am new to this so I am probably missing it.

>DISKPART> help format
>
> Formats the specified volume for use with Windows.
>
>Usage: FORMAT [{[FS=<FS>] [REVISION=<X.XX>] | RECOMMENDED}] [LABEL=<"label">]
> [UNIT=<N>] [QUICK] [COMPRESS] [OVERRIDE] [NOWAIT] [NOERR]
>Examples:
>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32
>>
>>There is no volume selected.
>>Please select a volume and try again.


>DISKPART> format f: fs=fat32
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>
>DISKPART> format f:fs=fat32
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
> FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="New Volume" QUICK COMPRESS
> FORMAT RECOMMENDED OVERRIDE
>
>DISKPART> format fs=f:
>
>There is no volume selected.
>Please select a volume and try again.
>
>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT


>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>
>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fs:>
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>
>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fat32:>
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>
>DISKPART> format f:
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT


>DISKPART> format f:\ fs=fat32
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>
>DISKPART> format disk 1 fs=fat32
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>
>DISKPART> format fs=fat32 f:
>
>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT




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RScotti

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Old 11-03-2007
Richard
 
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Re: Diskpart Format command

Plug the device in & right click it in "My Computer" choose format.

"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
news:c206v216u08o6e0db7ig2debvr6sr9s3mb@4ax.com...
>I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive to
>Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
> find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the syntax
> in the help file for the drive letter.
> I am new to this so I am probably missing it.
>
>>DISKPART> help format
>>
>> Formats the specified volume for use with Windows.
>>
>>Usage: FORMAT [{[FS=<FS>] [REVISION=<X.XX>] | RECOMMENDED}]
>>[LABEL=<"label">]
>> [UNIT=<N>] [QUICK] [COMPRESS] [OVERRIDE] [NOWAIT] [NOERR]
>>Examples:
>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32
>>>
>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>Please select a volume and try again.

>
>>DISKPART> format f: fs=fat32
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format f:fs=fat32
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>> FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="New Volume" QUICK COMPRESS
>> FORMAT RECOMMENDED OVERRIDE
>>
>>DISKPART> format fs=f:
>>
>>There is no volume selected.
>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>
>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>
>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fs:>
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fat32:>
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format f:
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>
>>DISKPART> format f:\ fs=fat32
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format disk 1 fs=fat32
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32 f:
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>
>
>
> Have a good day,
> RScotti
>
> remove "nospam" in order to email me.
>


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  #3  
Old 11-03-2007
RScotti
 
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Re: Diskpart Format command

That won't work. That is only for NTFS formats according to Ed Bott.
Have to use Diskpart or maybe just Format.
On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 22:08:58 GMT, "Richard" <noemail@thisaddress.com> wrote:

>Plug the device in & right click it in "My Computer" choose format.
>
>"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
>news:c206v216u08o6e0db7ig2debvr6sr9s3mb@4ax.com...
>>I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive to
>>Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
>> find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the syntax
>> in the help file for the drive letter.
>> I am new to this so I am probably missing it.
>>
>>>DISKPART> help format
>>>
>>> Formats the specified volume for use with Windows.
>>>
>>>Usage: FORMAT [{[FS=<FS>] [REVISION=<X.XX>] | RECOMMENDED}]
>>>[LABEL=<"label">]
>>> [UNIT=<N>] [QUICK] [COMPRESS] [OVERRIDE] [NOWAIT] [NOERR]
>>>Examples:
>>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32
>>>>
>>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>>Please select a volume and try again.

>>
>>>DISKPART> format f: fs=fat32
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:fs=fat32
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>> FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="New Volume" QUICK COMPRESS
>>> FORMAT RECOMMENDED OVERRIDE
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format fs=f:
>>>
>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>>
>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fs:>
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fat32:>
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:\ fs=fat32
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format disk 1 fs=fat32
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32 f:
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>>
>>
>>
>> Have a good day,
>> RScotti
>>
>> remove "nospam" in order to email me.
>>


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RScotti

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  #4  
Old 11-03-2007
RScotti
 
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Re: Diskpart Format command

I found it I think, under just format instead of Diskpart/format.


>C:\Windows\system32>format /?
>Formats a disk for use with Windows.
>
>FORMAT volume [/FS:file-system] [/V:label] [/Q] [/A:size] [/C] [/X] [/P:passes]



at, 10 Mar 2007 22:08:58 GMT, "Richard" <noemail@thisaddress.com> wrote:

>Plug the device in & right click it in "My Computer" choose format.
>
>"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
>news:c206v216u08o6e0db7ig2debvr6sr9s3mb@4ax.com...
>>I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive to
>>Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
>> find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the syntax
>> in the help file for the drive letter.
>> I am new to this so I am probably missing it.
>>
>>>DISKPART> help format
>>>
>>> Formats the specified volume for use with Windows.
>>>
>>>Usage: FORMAT [{[FS=<FS>] [REVISION=<X.XX>] | RECOMMENDED}]
>>>[LABEL=<"label">]
>>> [UNIT=<N>] [QUICK] [COMPRESS] [OVERRIDE] [NOWAIT] [NOERR]
>>>Examples:
>>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32
>>>>
>>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>>Please select a volume and try again.

>>
>>>DISKPART> format f: fs=fat32
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:fs=fat32
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>> FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="New Volume" QUICK COMPRESS
>>> FORMAT RECOMMENDED OVERRIDE
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format fs=f:
>>>
>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>>
>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fs:>
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fat32:>
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>>
>>>DISKPART> format f:\ fs=fat32
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format disk 1 fs=fat32
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32 f:
>>>
>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>>
>>
>>
>> Have a good day,
>> RScotti
>>
>> remove "nospam" in order to email me.
>>


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RScotti

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  #5  
Old 11-03-2007
John Barnes
 
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Re: Diskpart Format command

Richard is correct. Wait until you have it and you will be offered 3
formats including FAT FAT32 and NTFS. Don't get your shorts all twisted
before you have your drive.

"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
news:krg6v2tb3cmtscoi35agvpnv6loin2enhp@4ax.com...
> That won't work. That is only for NTFS formats according to Ed Bott.
> Have to use Diskpart or maybe just Format.
> On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 22:08:58 GMT, "Richard" <noemail@thisaddress.com>
> wrote:
>
>>Plug the device in & right click it in "My Computer" choose format.
>>
>>"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
>>news:c206v216u08o6e0db7ig2debvr6sr9s3mb@4ax.com...
>>>I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive
>>>to
>>>Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
>>> find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the
>>> syntax
>>> in the help file for the drive letter.
>>> I am new to this so I am probably missing it.
>>>
>>>>DISKPART> help format
>>>>
>>>> Formats the specified volume for use with Windows.
>>>>
>>>>Usage: FORMAT [{[FS=<FS>] [REVISION=<X.XX>] | RECOMMENDED}]
>>>>[LABEL=<"label">]
>>>> [UNIT=<N>] [QUICK] [COMPRESS] [OVERRIDE] [NOWAIT] [NOERR]
>>>>Examples:
>>>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32
>>>>>
>>>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format f: fs=fat32
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format f:fs=fat32
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>> FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="New Volume" QUICK COMPRESS
>>>> FORMAT RECOMMENDED OVERRIDE
>>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format fs=f:
>>>>
>>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fs:>
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fat32:>
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format f:
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format f:\ fs=fat32
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format disk 1 fs=fat32
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>
>>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32 f:
>>>>
>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Have a good day,
>>> RScotti
>>>
>>> remove "nospam" in order to email me.
>>>

>
> Have a good day,
> RScotti
>
> remove "nospam" in order to email me.
>


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Old 11-03-2007
ray
 
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Re: Diskpart Format command

On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 14:26:00 -0500, RScotti wrote:

> I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive to Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
> find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the syntax in the help file for the drive letter.
> I am new to this so I am probably missing it.
>
>


I should think it would come formatted - they generally do. And since
FAT16 maxes out at 2gb (or 4gb depending on implementation) I would
imagine it is already formatted FAT32.

The Gparted Linux Live CD is great for exercises like that.

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Old 11-03-2007
RScotti
 
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Re: Diskpart Format command

I hope your right. Than I don't have to worry about it.
On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 18:49:03 -0700, ray <ray@zianet.com> wrote:

>On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 14:26:00 -0500, RScotti wrote:
>
>> I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive to Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
>> find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the syntax in the help file for the drive letter.
>> I am new to this so I am probably missing it.
>>
>>

>
>I should think it would come formatted - they generally do. And since
>FAT16 maxes out at 2gb (or 4gb depending on implementation) I would
>imagine it is already formatted FAT32.
>
>The Gparted Linux Live CD is great for exercises like that.


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  #8  
Old 11-03-2007
RScotti
 
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Re: Diskpart Format command

Just curious but where does it offer this. in Diskpart or Format cmd?
On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 17:09:25 -0800, "John Barnes" <jbarnes@email.net> wrote:

>Richard is correct. Wait until you have it and you will be offered 3
>formats including FAT FAT32 and NTFS. Don't get your shorts all twisted
>before you have your drive.
>
>"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
>news:krg6v2tb3cmtscoi35agvpnv6loin2enhp@4ax.com...
>> That won't work. That is only for NTFS formats according to Ed Bott.
>> Have to use Diskpart or maybe just Format.
>> On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 22:08:58 GMT, "Richard" <noemail@thisaddress.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>Plug the device in & right click it in "My Computer" choose format.
>>>
>>>"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
>>>news:c206v216u08o6e0db7ig2debvr6sr9s3mb@4ax.com...
>>>>I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive
>>>>to
>>>>Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
>>>> find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the
>>>> syntax
>>>> in the help file for the drive letter.
>>>> I am new to this so I am probably missing it.
>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> help format
>>>>>
>>>>> Formats the specified volume for use with Windows.
>>>>>
>>>>>Usage: FORMAT [{[FS=<FS>] [REVISION=<X.XX>] | RECOMMENDED}]
>>>>>[LABEL=<"label">]
>>>>> [UNIT=<N>] [QUICK] [COMPRESS] [OVERRIDE] [NOWAIT] [NOERR]
>>>>>Examples:
>>>>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32
>>>>>>
>>>>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>>>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format f: fs=fat32
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format f:fs=fat32
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>> FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="New Volume" QUICK COMPRESS
>>>>> FORMAT RECOMMENDED OVERRIDE
>>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format fs=f:
>>>>>
>>>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fs:>
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fat32:>
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format f:
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format f:\ fs=fat32
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format disk 1 fs=fat32
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>
>>>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32 f:
>>>>>
>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Have a good day,
>>>> RScotti
>>>>
>>>> remove "nospam" in order to email me.
>>>>

>>
>> Have a good day,
>> RScotti
>>
>> remove "nospam" in order to email me.
>>


Have a good day,
RScotti

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  #9  
Old 11-03-2007
John Barnes
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Diskpart Format command

Format command


"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
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> Just curious but where does it offer this. in Diskpart or Format cmd?
> On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 17:09:25 -0800, "John Barnes" <jbarnes@email.net>
> wrote:
>
>>Richard is correct. Wait until you have it and you will be offered 3
>>formats including FAT FAT32 and NTFS. Don't get your shorts all twisted
>>before you have your drive.
>>
>>"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
>>news:krg6v2tb3cmtscoi35agvpnv6loin2enhp@4ax.com...
>>> That won't work. That is only for NTFS formats according to Ed Bott.
>>> Have to use Diskpart or maybe just Format.
>>> On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 22:08:58 GMT, "Richard" <noemail@thisaddress.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>Plug the device in & right click it in "My Computer" choose format.
>>>>
>>>>"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
>>>>news:c206v216u08o6e0db7ig2debvr6sr9s3mb@4ax.com...
>>>>>I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive
>>>>>to
>>>>>Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
>>>>> find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the
>>>>> syntax
>>>>> in the help file for the drive letter.
>>>>> I am new to this so I am probably missing it.
>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> help format
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Formats the specified volume for use with Windows.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Usage: FORMAT [{[FS=<FS>] [REVISION=<X.XX>] | RECOMMENDED}]
>>>>>>[LABEL=<"label">]
>>>>>> [UNIT=<N>] [QUICK] [COMPRESS] [OVERRIDE] [NOWAIT] [NOERR]
>>>>>>Examples:
>>>>>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>>>>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format f: fs=fat32
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format f:fs=fat32
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>> FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="New Volume" QUICK COMPRESS
>>>>>> FORMAT RECOMMENDED OVERRIDE
>>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format fs=f:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>>>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fs:>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fat32:>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format f:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format f:\ fs=fat32
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format disk 1 fs=fat32
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>>
>>>>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32 f:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>>>>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>>>>
>>>>>
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Old 12-03-2007
Michal Kawecki
 
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Re: Diskpart Format command

You must first select disk and partition. One example:
list disk
select disk 3
list partition
select partition 1
format fs=fat32 quick
exit
--
Michal Kawecki [Windows - Shell/User MVP]
Warsaw, PL

"RScotti" <rscotti1@nospam.verizon.net> wrote in message
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>I am trying to find the right command to format my 8 GB USB Flash drive
>to Fat 32 when I get it in two days but can't
> find the right command on where to put the volume. I can't find the
> syntax in the help file for the drive letter.
> I am new to this so I am probably missing it.
>
>>DISKPART> help format
>>
>> Formats the specified volume for use with Windows.
>>
>>Usage: FORMAT [{[FS=<FS>] [REVISION=<X.XX>] | RECOMMENDED}]
>>[LABEL=<"label">]
>> [UNIT=<N>] [QUICK] [COMPRESS] [OVERRIDE] [NOWAIT] [NOERR]
>>Examples:
>>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32
>>>
>>>There is no volume selected.
>>>Please select a volume and try again.

>
>>DISKPART> format f: fs=fat32
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format f:fs=fat32
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>> FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="New Volume" QUICK COMPRESS
>> FORMAT RECOMMENDED OVERRIDE
>>
>>DISKPART> format fs=f:
>>
>>There is no volume selected.
>>Please select a volume and try again.
>>
>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>
>>DISKPART> format <fs=f:>
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fs:>
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format f:<fs=fat32:>
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format f:
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>
>>DISKPART> format f:\ fs=fat32
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format disk 1 fs=fat32
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT
>>
>>DISKPART> format fs=fat32 f:
>>
>>The arguments specified for this command are not valid.
>>For more information on the command type: HELP FORMAT

>
>
>
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Old 15-03-2007
RScotti
 
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Re: Diskpart Format command

Thanks for the information. I didn't know that.
On Sun, 11 Mar 2007 23:55:27 +0100, "Michal Kawecki" <kkwinto@o2.pl> wrote:

>You must first select disk and partition. One example:
>list disk
>select disk 3
>list partition
>select partition 1
>format fs=fat32 quick
>exit


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