How to Format USB Drive through Command Prompt
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How to Format USB Drive through Command Prompt

How to Format USB Drive through Command Prompt

Using new tips and tricks on Windows 10 PC is pretty interesting. For example, we create a Bootable USB drive on for Windows using the Command Prompt. Or Installing the new Windows 10X Emulator on Windows 10 to test out something different. When it comes to a damaged USB drive that we can’t format that on Windows then it can be frustrating for us. As you know that nowadays devices storages are mostly HDD and SSD. Which is installed and set up on our PC like Intel/Rayzon/Radeon/or Mac that stores our file on it. Furthermore, their other elements too that we are using for our daily purposes. Those are USB flash Drive and Pendrive. We connect USB or Pendrive to our PC to move our files externally. Usually, sometimes we are getting stuck on the specific flash drive in case of formatting. But through this guide, I wanted to tell how to format USB Drive using command prompt. Without formatting the USB drive there more tricks that you can perform with Command prompt on Windows 10 or any other version of Windows.

Mostly, there can be a specific issue on the USB drive while formatting due to corrupted files. There are some issues like write-protected, Virus infected, corrupted, damaged, unreadable, unrecognized by PC and other devices. If you are unable then simply follow the down below instruction to format your USB Drive. Be sure that you don’t make any mistake while formatting you might lose your other data from the computer.

How to Format USB Drive through Command Prompt

For you nice information, concentrate on the content to be sure that you can format the USB drive or any other drive of your computer.

Step 1. Open the Windows start menu type there CMD, once the CMD prompt-up. Right-click and Run as Administrator.

Run as Administrator
Run as Administrator

Step 2. Once the Command prompt launched type at the first line “Diskpart” and press enter.

Diskpart
Diskpart

Step 3. In Windows 10 1909 version the Command prompt is also updated. Now here type “List disk” and press enter.

Type list disk
Type list disk

Step 4. Once the disk list appeared type “Select disk X” and press enter. But I wanted to format the USB drive. So, the USB drive is disk 2.

Select disk
Select disk

Step 5. When the disk selected type “List volume” and press enter.

List volume
List volume

Step 6. Here select the volume which you are going to format and press enter.

Select volume
Select volume

Step 7. Once the volume selected type “Clean” and press enter.

Type clean
Type clean

Step 8. Wait until the USB drive should be cleaned. Once that is done type “Create Part Pri” and press enter.

Note: You can use the USB drive as a Bootable USB also using these methods.

Create part pri
Create part Pri

Step 9. When the partition created type “Active” and press enter.

Type Active
Type Active

Step 10. In this step, type “Format fs=fat32 label=32USB quick” and press enter.

Format
Format

Step 11. Here you have to select a name for your USB drive through command prompt, therefore, type “Assign letter=F” and press enter.

assign letter
assign letter

Step 12. For checking the USB drive name and to be sure that its formatted or no again type “List volume” and press enter.

List volume
List volume

Step 13. Once done type “Exit” and press enter to close the command prompt.

Exit
Exit

Step 14. When the format successful, open my computer and check the USB usage.

Final Point

That’s all about how to format USB Drive through the command prompt. I hope you enjoyed reading this article if you think there is any problem feel free to share with me below in the comment section.

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