how does windows format the drives?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Dark Atheist, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    in that i mean when you set up a new drive from the computer management snapin in the admin panel, what command does it use?

    format x: or format x: /u
     
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  2. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    If you want to know from what I have seen it is not using the /u because I have been able to recover files after a format and a reinstall within windows with NTFS file recovery software.