Forum discussion tagged with DISKPART.
  1. Y

    Question New HDD - Can I run a quick format after my full format failed at 100%?

    Hello! I recently installed a new 2TB internal HDD in my PC because my old one was failing. (Here's the new drive I bought, in case that helps: https://a.co/d/7CZY9IE) This one came not formatted, and I've read that running just a quick format on a new drive can lead to corruption in the...
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    Question I keep killing USBs and can’t fix them

    I have flashed multiple Linux iso’s to multiple USBs, and whenever I try to reverse it back to normal the USB just kills itself. I try diskpart clean, using Disk Manager, everything, and it always returns “Insert a disk into this drive” or “the specified file could not be found”, and I can’t...
  3. weybrew

    Question Can't format HDD

    I have been trying to format an HDD using your tutorial and the "diskpart" method. Unfortunately after I get to the command line and enter "diskpart" per your tutorial, I do not get a diskpart window to continue. Using Win 10 Pro and trying to format a 2 1/2" Seagate drive that I have completely...
  4. yasaiikai

    Question SSD Initialization failed. Intel S3710 800G

    1. How I got the problem: Recently got an Intel S3710 800g SSD. Since I wish to transfer data between mac and windows, I tried to reformat it into exFAT. File explorer got stuck some a while and then windows can not detect the disk. 2. Current status: -When I put it into an external case, the...
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    [SOLVED] Unable to Initialize SSD. Getting error "A device which does not exist was specified".

    Hello, I have an 89gb .iso game and I tried to install in my SSD which is not my primary disk. After some time, I saw that the install was completed (or closed unexpectedly) but when I tried to access folders and files in my SSD, I was always getting the error: A device which does not exist...
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    Question Windows 10 Installation Nightmare

    Hello, I really need help with this problem, please someone help. I am having a lot of trouble installing Windows 10 via boot USB using Windows 10 media creation tool. I was playing a game when I started lagging really bad so I closed the application and realised my wifi was disconnected and...
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    [SOLVED] Why can't I extend my partition?

    I tried using diskpart and "Extend" is still grayed out. What do I do? View: https://imgur.com/a/HYXflMT
  8. anjpere

    Question NVMe SSD not appearing on Diskpart

    Hey everyone, I am in need of some help! My organization just purchased a brand new Dell Latitude 5520 for one of our employees. These are the specs: KBG40ZNS512G NVMe KIOXIA 512GB SSD, Intel i7-1185G7, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM @ 3200MHz, Intel Iris Xe Graphics. We currently use Windows PE for imaging...
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    Question PC not booting after BSOD. SSD shows up as empty/100% free.

    I just updated my Windows 10 2004 to Windows 10 20H2 as I got the notification for it. Once my PC completed the reboot to finish the update it died on me after giving me a BSOD with the CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED error. After it tried to reboot itself after the BSOD my PC kept booting to the BIOS...
  10. baddhidurgarao

    [SOLVED] Diskpart Formatting stuck at 51%

    Hello, I have 128 GB SSD when I'm trying to format using diskpart in cmd then it's not move from 51%, what can I do? I tried several times and tried in different devices but I got same issue. Please help me!!!
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    [SOLVED] Windows and Bios can't read internal/external drives.

    I recently built a PC and everything went fine. I ordered a secondary SSD, both SanDisk Plus, and ran benchmarks and found out the SSD with windows was performing 50% slower so instead of starting over I tried to clone the disk, it kinda worked but then decided to format and switch drives. Now...
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    [SOLVED] whats the best way to format a primary partition- using command prompt or disk management?

    hi i was using my windows 10 on Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB Internal Hard Drive for last 3 years. it has 3 primary partitions and it's in MBR. today i clean installed my windows 10 on new mx500 ssd which is in GPT. now i wanna clean format one of the primary partition of my old HDD, but i dont...
  13. AlpacaFluf

    [SOLVED] USB keeps changing to read only

    Hi everyone! So I have this USB stick that I've had for a while, worked perfectly.. then i think i was a dummy and used it for this boot thingy (i'm not very technical but i can follow directions somewhat) for when i needed to redo my window system... and now i tried to get it back to be my...
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    Question Drives disappeared after botched Windows 10 installation

    Hi all, I have an SSD and a normal dard drive with the SSD carrying my windows. I was trying to reinstall windows 10 and when i went into boot setup, it wouldn't let me install it on the drive that i had my windows on saying that it was in GPT format. I then followed an instruction online that...
  15. tralph3

    [SOLVED] Bad hard drive hangs diskpart. How to fix?

    Hi, I recently bought a SATA bay drive for my laptop to get a dedicated drive for booting Linux. I didn't buy an extra hard drive as I already had one from a previous laptop that died a few years ago. So I plug it in and the speed is atrocious. I tried to format it with Windows, I tried Gparted...
  16. J

    [SOLVED] Disk Windows Is Installed on Is Read Only

    Hi Everyone, Had some issues with my PC so I did a fresh install of windows10 from my boot up USB. Formatted my SSD and then had to clear the SSD partition before installing using the diskpart>clear disk command for some reason unknown to me. Windows10 installed onto said SSD drive...
  17. fred248d

    [SOLVED] 118 GB ADATA SSD trouble!

    I recently bought a PC with an 118 GB ADATA SSD and a 500 GB HDD, and I realized that Windows 10 was installed on the HDD. But when I tried to install Windows on the SSD instead, it challenged me with several errors (something with mbr and gpt). I fixed some of the errors though, but just gave...
  18. R

    [SOLVED] How do I format a RAW flashdrive?

    I was encrypting my pendrive using veracrypt and the encryption failed at 97%, thus making the flashdrive RAW. I have tried formatting the pendrive many ways, nothing works. I have used 3 different third party softwares such as minitool AOMEI partition. They do detect the flashdrive but aren't...
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    [SOLVED] Windows 10/Windows 7 installer error 0x80070057

    I have installed a new SSD ( Kingston SSDNow A400 240 GB ) in my laptop ( Dell Vostro 1440 ) . It is detected in the bios and shows the name of the ssd. But when I try to install Windows on it it shows the error 0x80070057 . It gives a message that "windows could not be format a partition on...
  20. loonix200

    Question Can not format or clean WinToUSB bootable Flash

    This is my first ever post after tons of experience watching people solve problems here so it's my last hope, this IS however going to be a long post so I also apologize and ask for your patience. Will try to include TLDR in the end. Basically my friend's laptop got its HDD busted and I wanted...
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    Not a Single Game RUNS !!!

    I have a dh61ww intel desktop board and I can't run any games on it (except cs1.6 and vcop2 and some other flash games). For eg: Gta vice city says it needs at least 12 mb of ram. I have 4gb ram. The main problem is the integrated graphics card. When i install the latest graphics driver the...
  22. R

    CPU Cooler recommendation

    Can anyone recommend a CPU cooler that will fit this spec... Case mid tower atx tower with a microatx ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 9by9inch motherboard with a a3+ socket and amd fx8350 CPU. my tower case size 16.5 inch(D) by 17 inch(H) by 7 inch(W) PSU 500W Thanks for the help:-)
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    Help needed in a mice

    I wanted to know if the Bloody Terminator TL80 mouse (A4tech) is good for fps gaming and its comfort levels while long term usage Also If there are better mice in the same price range please do let me know (Most of the time all i want do to is look fancy with lights but a good mouse is still...
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    Laptop wont connect to my 5g network even with correct password.

    My laptop (an older IBM thinkpad) see's my 5g connection, but won't take the password that lets it connect to the same network on 2.4g. I know it will work with a 5g connection cause i had it on 5g when i was in hawaii. Please help
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    Help is the CPU ok?

    Hey people. I've just unpacked the cardboard box of an OEM CPU and the CPU Cooler i've bought. But to my surprise i found the CPU loose in the cardboard box, outside of its anti-static bag. It is an I5-8400 Is it safe to use? Here is an Image https://imgur.com/ZY36dT3
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    Wifi router hacked???

    Hello everybody! My name is lazarus im from greece. First of all forgive me in advance for my english if i make any mistakes and plz ask if you cant understand something i write. The issue is that there is someone tha makes o copy of my router (probably with a wifi extender) and while he does...
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    the very best components possible

    hi cold you please list the very best cpu and motherboard and memory and cooler i want the very best test benchmarks and the very best overclocking that is currently available vs other cpu/motherboard/memory/cooler that you have currentlt test ever i want the very best performance from...
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    Windows 7 not detecting hard drive on clean install

    Hello all, I am attempting to format my hard drive using a bootable version of Windows 7 with a USB. When I get to the part where I need to select the drive there are no drives shown. I am able to find the drive in BIOS and in disk management when I start my current version of Windows. When I...
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    GTX 970 Vastly Under Preforming

    I have a problem. I bought this $300 graphics card for gaming and it is vastly under-preforming. I have 30-40 frames on CSGO with all low settings, 30 on BF1 with medium settings, 40 on Witcher 3 with low settings, and Overwatch is nearly unplayable at medium settings. What on earth is the...
  30. D

    can my motherboard support newer graphic card

    i want to buy a new graphic card :GIGABYTE GTX 1060 Windforce 6GB GDDR5 DVI/HDMI/3XDP Video Card. but i dont know if this is compatible with my motherboard and i dont really know how to check that. Nom de la carte mère EVGA P55 SLI (E655) (2 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 3 PCI-E x16, 4 DDR3 DIMM, Audio...
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    Will CX600 fit inside my desktop case.

    My case is Hp compaq 8300 elite minitower as pictured below. https://www.google.ie/search?q=hp+compaq+8300+elite+minitower&espv=2&biw=1920&bih=925&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjG3-rD1fHOAhXUFsAKHZjsBnoQ_AUIBigB#imgrc=uiXZ3xrAmEPgeM%3A...
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    Can a Nvidia TESLA boost Autodesk AutoCAD?

    Hi guys, I have some few questions about the nVidia TESLA C2050, C2070, k10 k20 etc. Autodesk AUTOCAD this application is based performance on CPU. will the nVidia TESLA boost the performance? I'm using a quadro vcard. and how to install? Just put in on 2nd pci-e slot? or any installation...
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    How many letter drives can Windows Have? What to do when you run out?

    Just a quick question about Windows 7 and 10, I plan to be upgrading to Windows 10 sometime next week. My only problem is that I have a of partitioned drives, So I want to know if there's a letter drive limit on Windows, And if there is what do I do about it when I reach the limit? Right now...
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    SATA HDD and SSD not showing up in BIOS, when they did before.

    I accidentally messed around in the bios of my computer, and I think I accidentally formatted both of my harddrives by converting them to RAID?, I've since deleted the raid profiles and the bios does have them listed in SATA devices yet I can't boot them, and they don't show up in the boot menu...
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    Did my dog fry my laptop?

    I have an amazing msi laptop that runs like an absolute dream. It was playing a video while I was working on a project off in the distance. To my knowledge the low power warning never popped up on the screen. The laptop shuts down instantly. I walk over to find my dog chewing on the laptop end...
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    Can I snip off the molex adapter from Deepcool WindBlade 120 fans?

    So I recently purchased 5 Deepcool Windlblade 120 fans and Im pretty content with them except for the fact that they have a molex adapter permanently attached to them, now I've noticed that the wires for the molex come straight out of the 3 pin fan connector but in all honesty I'm concerned with...