Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
  1.    06 May 2017 #11
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,416
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by SoFine409 View Post
    Hi sn00ker. Formatting a drive erases everything on the drive.
    Well... Technically it only erases the partition being formatted. You really don't format physical drives, you partition physical drives, then format the partitions.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    06 May 2017 #12
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 5,865
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    Well... Technically it only erases the partition being formatted. You really don't format physical drives, you partition physical drives, then format the partitions.
    Technically you are correct but my drive only has one partition so I do format the drive.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Installation & Upgrade Reinstall Windows 10 with this media
How to Reinstall Windows 10 with this media Reinstall Windows 10 with this media is a new option in advanced startup that allows you to quickly reinstall Windows 10 keeping only the existing user accounts and personal files in each account's user...
Tutorials
BSOD's intermittently after fresh reinstall
Hello, any help would be greatly appreciated as this frustrating problem has been happening for months. So I have a Toshiba Z20T-B laptop with a copy of Windows 10 Pro reinstalled only 3 days ago. The problems were occurring before that too. ...
BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Fresh ReInstall Windows 10 (Media Creation Tool & Refresh Window Tool)
Hi, Install windows 10 and confirm activation as suggested in forums. Downloaded Windows Media Creation Tool to create fresh reinstall. Ran it to create 64 bit ISO. Now using the ISO to reinstall windows 10. At 30% restore, it failed. I tried...
Installation and Upgrade
Went back to Win 7. If I reinstall Win 10. will it be a fresh install?
My Win 10 install seemed to get corrupted, lost the link to the new browser from the task bar and start menu and couldn't load an important program (Schwab street smart edge). So, I went back to Win 7 as the 30 trial period was almost over. I am...
Installation and Upgrade
error 0xC004C003 Fresh Reinstall after activation
Originally, my T430 was running the RTM build before upgrading to the full release. My laptop was fully activated afterwards. However when i did a fresh reinstall on a USB afterwards, i get an error message in the settings stating that my product...
Windows Updates and Activation
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:04.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums