How to use format fs=ntfs quick, or format fs=ntfs correctly? How to use diskpart /fs ntfs? And how to deal with format fs=ntfs not working? How to fix format fs=ntfs quick related errors? Here are what you may find out.
Format fs=ntfs quick means to format a selected drive to file system ntfs by quick format. This is a command line used in Windows computer.
Here are the steps that you may follow to do a correct format using cmd.
#1 - Firstly open cmd by start -> run -> type diskpart; or press Windows icon + R to open run window and type diskpart
#2 - Type diskpart if you start cmd instead of diskpart with the first step. And do the following.
These command lines are for external hard drive or flash drive quick formatting, if there are more than 1 partitions on the disk, you need to add 'list partition' after select disk *.
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There are many better ways to format a disk or flash drive or memory card to replace the diskpart command line.
1, format fs=ntfs quick the file system is incompatible
Answer: when it warns format fs=ntfs quick the file system is incompatible, it means ntfs does not match the device. You may try the free disk format tools or change fat32 or exfat instead of ntfs when it does not match the storage.
2, format fs=ntfs quick parameter incorrect
You may have set up an incorrect command line that would report parameter incorrect error. Solution: use disk format tools instead of format command.
3, format fs=ntfs please select a volume
Resolution: you forgot to type select disk * or select volume *. Always remember that firstly enter diskpart, let it list disk of what you have on your computer, and select disk before typing format command. Here the following photos shows step 3 is what you need to type 'select disk *' (please replace * with the one you want to format)
4, format fs=ntfs quick 0 percent completed
When format fs=ntfs hangs up or freezes, your disk may have got bad sectors or other logical damages, we would recommend use free disk format tools or usb format tools to do the job.
5, format fs=ntfs quick override
Usually the format command format fs=ntfs quick would start the formatting in an automatical way if you have set everything correct that cannot be overiden by manual operation.
6, is it possible to stop format fs=ntfs
NO, when the formatting starts, there is no way to stop it and a powering off computer would make the format processing hangs up and the device like hard drive would became raw. You may recover data from raw drive, and then format it with other format tools.
Last updated on Oct 20, 2021