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Diskpart is a command-line hard disk partitioning utility included in versions of Windows from Windows 2000 onwards

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Can't format pendrive whatever I do. It is not read only pendrive [duplicate]

This is a working pendrive. I can write on the main partition, delete from it. Everything possible can be done. Just can't format it. Formatting tools on OS other than Mac show format complete but ...
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Can't format pendrive whatever I do [duplicate]

I really need help. Even if you are not sure of the solution, please suggest something. I really need it. I formatted a pendrive in macOS using disk utility (GUID, macOS extended journaled). Then I ...
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Undo/Recover diskpart disk clean

Please someone help me. I just wanted to delete a particular partition but i accidentally run the "clean" command in diskpart. That cleaned all the files and partitions from my ssd including the os. ...
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Eject connected external hard drive using cmd

Is there any way to eject external hard drive safely which is currently connected to the pc only using cmd? I can only use cmd right now and GUI is out the question.
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Removable Drive Shortcut Virus [duplicate]

I have a new problem with my USB flash drive. Recently the flash drive started acting weird. Every time I copy or move a file to it, after ejecting it and plugging in again once, It creates a shortcut ...
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Diskpart did not format or clean encrypted sdcard

i have 64 gb sandisk sdcard that was encrypted using Bitlocker trying to format it within windows 10 home but that dose not work due to leack ability of windows 10 home edition. then i moved my sdcard ...
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Remove EFI System Partition & Wipe Drive 0?

Some time ago, installed a bigger SSD (1 TB M.2) to act as my OS boot disk, cloning the original OS-sporting HD (256 GB) onto it and it works fine. Recently, I wanted to try out Linux and installed ...
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How do you create volume for a disk on diskpart for windows 10 so you can format the disk to fat32?

After cleaning Disk 2, I made a partition with diskpart to Disk 2 after cleaning it, I've tried to create a volume for that disk but none of my code attempts have worked for example, "create simple ...
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How do I rearrange Windows 10 partitions? [duplicate]

For a requirement, I need to re-arrange the WINRE partition.The partition is located at the end of the hard disk, after the Primary partition. I've tried using third party tools such as Paragon ...
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Disk volume keeps going offline after being brought online via Diskpart

So i'm having an exceptionally good time trying to fix my recovery partition. reagentc /info shows it as disabled. reagentc /enable returns The Windows RE image was not found. diskpart list vol ...
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Deleting EFI partition after removing dual-boot CentOS

I installed CentOS 8 yesterday alongside my Windows 10 installation, and I assigned the partitions manually, creating the following: / , /home, /swap, /boot/efi. Unfortunately, I didn't assign enough ...
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How can I restore my partition with data [duplicate]

While installing Windows 10 from the Repair Tools command prompt, I ran clean command by mistake on the whole disk, so it becomes a single 465GB partition. Previously, it contained four partitions. ...
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Which DISKPART volume do I select for MBR fix?

My Windows 10 system crashed on insertion of the power supply cable and now has alternating MBR and registry erros on reboot. I'm trying to fix the MBR on my 920 GB NVMe M.2 SSD. I've booted with ...
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Cannot alter disk partitions with any tool on brand new PNY SSD

I have a brand new PNY 120gb SSD with less than 2 days of runtime since I opened the box. It is running in a Dell E6520 laptop with a fresh copy of Windows 10 Professional 64 bit. I installed this ...
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I am unable to increase the size of my home partition

i have installed ubuntu on my ssd along with the windows i already had(dual boot). Now, i cant increase the size of my home partition more than the size i originally allocated in windows disk manager. ...
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How to increase partition size in ubuntu?

I have a ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine on Azure, with a OS disk of size 30 GB. When I increased the size of OS disk to 50 GB, the size of the partition(/dev/sda1) was not increased to 50 GB and it ...
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diskpart stuck while creating a partition [duplicate]

I'm trying to revive my 32GB SanDisk SD card. It's not write/read protected, I can copy files but I'm unable to delete anything or add anything to it. Again, It's not write protected, but I am unable ...
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Can't format USB disk because volume is offline

I have a USB disk that has gotten bollixed up and for the life of me, I can not reformat it and get back to square one. I attempted to create an Acronis Survival Kit using a WD Elements 2TB USB disk....
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Windows 10 cannot clear readonly attribute from HDD

I have a 2TB WD Re hard drive that I was planning to use in a RAID 1 setup for data storage on my desktop, but I am unable to delete the existing partitions and reformat the drive. I'm running ...
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128GB flash drive showing as 4mb

I just found out that the 128GB usb drive that I got 2 days ago doesn't work anymore and instead shows as only a 4mb drive. I tried formatting it, on windows using disk management, diskpart, mini ...
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8 Gb pen drive does not show space when formatting with diskpart

I have a 8 GB usb and due to some problem as discussed here I am trying to format my USB disk which is 8 GB in size. When I insert the USB following message pops up so I decided to format the usb ...
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Can't get cloned disk online despite changing it's uniqueid via diskpart?

I've cloned a data drive using a StarTech disk duplicator, and now would like to view both drives simultaneously in Windows. Disk Management throws up a "Offline (The disk is offline because it has a ...
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After Rufus Error: DiskPart says “No Media”

I used Rufus portable to create an ISO file for Windows 10. Midway through it suddenly stopped working and after that Windows couldn’t read my USB drive. It’s a 32gb USB flash drive. I looked up ways ...
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Get ID of partition in Diskpart

In diskpart, the setid command can "change the partition type". How can I check what ID was set with setid? There is no command called getid.
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Can Not Delete What Isn't There

Over the last week or so I have been trying out external USB blu-ray drives from different manufacturers. After a time they stopped working. None of them worked. Uninstall. Install. Load drivers......
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Diskpart can't delete partition

My boot drive stopped booting with a registry issue, and now I cannot wipe the drive from a fresh windows image (on disk 1). I have tried to wipe the drive in many ways, and none of them work. I was ...
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WinPE DiskPart won't mark volume as active

I have a WinPE flash drive from which I'm trying to use diskpart to mark a partition on a system as active. I am able to mark either a partition or a volume as active while in the diskpart tool, and ...
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windows installation, diskpart I/O device error

I am trying to install windows 10 on my ssd 240g in laptop. If I try to install it with the same bootable usb on virtual machine - I runs smoothly. But, When I try the other option of choosing a disk (...
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Why do Windows and Linux leave 1MiB unused before first partition? [duplicate]

When partitioning from scratch a USB Flash drive (8GB or larger) under Windows (diskpart) or Linux (gparted, fdisk) as Master Boot Record with a single partition, that partition usually starts at byte ...
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USB drive is corrupted after i cancelled copying ISO in Rufus mid way. diskmgmt,diskpart freezes when inserting the pendrive

while copying ISO file to my USB drive, it took much longer time than usual so i cancelled the process mid-way. Now, my pendrive is not working. Tried typing diskpart while inserting pendrive, cmd ...
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Safe to delete an extra EFI 'system' partition? Win10

I have an extra EFI partition left over on a hard disk (Disk 0) from a mistaken windows install when I built my computer. I have since reinstalled windows onto my SSD (Disk 1) used command prompt ...
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Format USB Disk Using DiskPart Yields “No volume selected” Error

I use the following diskpart.exe sequence. I want to specify the disk number and then format the disk. C:\>diskpart Microsoft DiskPart version 10.0.18362.1 Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. ...
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Remove letter of detached vdisk?

Normally, one attaches and detaches a virtual hard drive like this C:\> diskpart select vdisk file=path_to_vdisk.vhd attach vdisk // vdisk attached as volume n select volume n assign letter=V exit ...
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Windows 10 after restoring the system from an image in a recovery partition, assigns it a letter

The problem is that after restoring the PC from a disk image, I am able to see the recovery partition (with ID 27) in "This PC", which should not happen. Before restoring the PC I have removed the ...
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How to move the recovery partition on Windows 10?

I upgraded to Windows 10 and a 450Mb Recovery partition was created on my disk. I would like to extend the system partition but the Recovery partition is in the way. How can I move the Recovery ...
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Replacing Hard disk Causing “Boot Device Not Found”

My HP Laptop hard disk died I decided to use an old Hoshiba laptop hard disk to replace the died one I installed the HDD into the laptop I turn the laptop on I get this Error Boot Device Not Found ...
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Partition offset

After cleaning my hard disk, I created some new partitions using DiskPart, but there is a parameter called "Offset". I have read about it on internet , but there is a little information available ...
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storahci events in event log

I'm seeing hundreds of storahci events ID: 129 events lately. Particularly after windows 10 has waken from sleep. Message is "Reset to device, \Device\RaidPort1, was issued." There are also evet ID ...
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can't format 128gb SD card

I am trying to format my SD card which is 128gig and pretty sure that the card reader works. however my SD card is being read but it's showing only 30mb available. So I tried formatting it using Ease ...
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Difference between EasyUEFI boot item and mounted disk folder

Few days ago I tried to remove PhoenixOS boot entry (=android like system) via efibootmgr command and EasyUEFI. Now it looks like, that sometimes it is not visible in Linux, sometimes it is. However, ...
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Disk Partitioning using DiskPart - Virtual Disk Service Error

I can find similar posts, but not the exact issue I am having. I am trying to create a partition on a Dell Latitude 7490. If I run the commands below in sequence then it fails on convert gpt with the ...
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Partition recognized, volume not

On a Windows 7 machine, the internal hard drive is splitted into three partitions. Two of them work just fine, but the third one is not visible in the explorer. In diskpart, list partition shows all ...
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How to remove setup partition ( volume ) after OS install

I was installing a new Windows on my new SSD from a USB drive but the often appearing error "We couldn't create a new partition or bla bla.." appeared so I used cmd and diskpart to create a new 5GB ...
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Cleaned Drive through Diskpart, NO BOOT, NO CMD, NOTHING

I bought a desktop and it wasn't reformatted. Step 1: Enter Win7 CD. - Would not let me select SSD - Had error message(forgot now) - Googled it and it instructed me to access CMD in Windows start up, ...
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SSD has primary partition only, no volumes in Windows 10 DISKPART

After receiving a BSOD, and I try to restart my machine is doesn't work. I get a 0x80070057 error. I can't fix it, it seems. This got me wondering if my SSD had failed. I am on a Thinkpad T450s ...
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Windows doesn't recognize HDD

I bought a computer and I installed Windows 10. I bought it with 256 GB of SSD and 1000 GB of HDD. I installed the OS on the SSD. When I installed it, the operation system can't find my hard disk. I ...
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hasleo Win Setup From USB tool Destroyed my usb?

I launched the tool normally then selected the win 10 iso file then the tool asked me to select from MBR for bios - GPT for UEFI - MBR for bios and UEFI i have selected MBR for bios and UEFI and ...
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SSD C: drive cloned to larger SSD, but new drive bluescreens: inaccessible boot device

I'm trying to upgrade my SSD with Windows 10 and a few programs on it from a 120GB model to a new 500GB one, and I've had a fair amount of trouble but am now at the point where I need help. Here's ...
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How to restore flash memory missed space?

My flash memory is 16 GB but windows reads it as 4 MB. I tried to use diskpart but it still says 4 MB. I also tried to see if there is any unallocated memory space but i did not find anything. I don't ...
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Windows 10 Cyclic Disk Errors, Applications Randomly Stop Responding, DiskPart Stuck on Blinking cursor. Source of the problems?

I have a windows 10 PC with 3 drives, a 100 GB SD from which the system boots, along with a 1 and 2 TB hard-drive used for storage. Until I disabled fast-boot the system was unable to shut-down/logout ...

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