How to format SD card, USB drive, Hard Drive with CMD or GUI tool?
There are many situations that you need to solve via formatting. But how to format
hard drive/flash drive? Search on the Internet, you will find that many computer
users choose Diskpart or GUI formatting tool to format partition to FAT32, NTFS,
1. Format partition with CMD:
If the capacity of the storage drive you want to format is smaller than 32GB, you can
follow this guide to format it to FAT32. Let’s see the example of formatting NTFS to
FAT32 via CMD:
1. Open the command prompt by typing “CMD” at the search box,
right click the program and select Run as Administrator.
2. At the command prompt Window, input the following commands and
hit “Enter” after each command.
●select volume n (here “n” is the disk number of the
drive you want to format.)
●format fs=fat32 quick label=test (here if you need to format your storage drive to other file system like exFAT, replace the command with”format fs=exfat quick label=test”.)
Tips: you can change the “test” into any label you like, e.g. “label=Data”.
2. Format partition with the best GUI formatting tool
For most computer users, format partition by using CMD can be a complex process. For
users who are not aware of the command line, a wrong command can lead to irreparable
errors. Besides, if the storage drive you want to format is larger than 32GB, you
cannot use CMD to format it. In these cases, turn to the best GUI formatting tool
such as AOMEI Partition Assistant can be
a good choice. AOMEI Partition Assistant provides you many powerful features such as
format partition. And you can use it to format partition easily and effectively.
Format partition can help you to solve many problems like current read only state yes and cannot format flash drive.
The specific steps of format partition in Windows 10 with this free GUI formatting
software are as follow:
First of all, you should find the free GUI format download.
Step 1. Install and run AOMEI Partition Assistant. Find the storage
drive you want to format and right click the partition to select “Format Partition”.
Step 2. In the pop-up window, choose the FAT32 file system. And you
can specify “Cluster Size” under the file system if you need to. And then click “OK”
Step 3. After that, it will go back to the main interface. Preview
the changes and click “Apply” > “Proceed” to complete the operation.
Besides formatting partition, AOMEI Partition Assistant also is able to convert NTFS to FAT32, or FAT32 to NTFS file system without data loss
Follow these simple steps, you can easily and effectively format the storage drive to
the file system you need. AOMEI Partition Assistant can be the best GUI formatting
tool. Besides format partition, it also has many other useful functions like
create/resize/delete partitions, migrate OS to SSD, rebuilt MBR, NTFS to FAT32
converter and so on. If you meet the problem like c drive full Windows 10/8/7, you can upgrade to AOMEI Partition
Assistant Professional to solve this problem.