Format Pendrive using CMD

Formatting is a valuable and essential tool when dealing with any type of storage disk and can help to solve a lot of errors. Every time you try through the property  menus (i.e. Right click -> Format )   it comes up with an error, or won’t even recognize the drive properly. So at those errors  you can avoid it easily by formating through CMD.

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Steps to Format pendrive using cmdprompt :

Step 1: Insert Pendrive into any of the USB port

Step 2: Next you need to know the Drive label of USB Eg: E: , F: .(Be carefull because wrong drive letter may format that drive and data will be lost)

Step 3: Go to the start menu then click run or Press Win + R .Enter CMD and open CMD .

Step 4: Now you need to type the command Format G: Depending upon your drive letter. Press Enter.


Step 5: Here, you will be asked to press enter again and then to give a name for your drive. Follow these prompts then click on enter again.

Step 6 : It will ask you for the confirmation to Format the drive. Press Y or N to proceed .

That’s it , now your drive is formatted and you can use your pendrive as usual . This hard formatting will increase the  speed of the pendrive.

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About Sarvesh CRS

Sarvesh CRS is a young blogger Who loves to write about PC tricks and gaming problems. He is a Computer Science Engineer & hardcore gamer. He has a Youtube Channel ‘Tech Assassin’ which has all tutorial for all gaming and PC related tricks.

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