whats the dos command to format hd?

  tyfish 00:03 07 Jun 2005
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i`m new to pc`s! can anyone tell me the dos command to format my hard drive?
cheers tyfish

  DieSse 00:06 07 Jun 2005

format x:

where x is the drive letter

you can use

format x: /u

this will actually format the drive even if it's already formatted - rather than just checking it.

the /q switch does a quick format - this just resets the FATs and free space table.

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