Format ! 0 to 60 in 10 seconds ?

  Rob_08 23:25 13 Jan 09

I have a little question , and i also noticed this when i installed Windows 7. When you install Vista or 7 and you choose the partition, and then you choose format, how the hell does Vista and 7 do it so quickly ? It formats my 320GB drive in seconds !
How come ? Do you think it does it properly ?
And Thank you.

  Quiller. 13:56 14 Jan 09

They do a quick format and not a full format.

A full format includes checking the disk for errors.
click here

  Rob_08 14:23 14 Jan 09

Thanks dave_1
I guess a quick format is all it needs when installing an O.S.

  bremner 21:11 14 Jan 09

Full format in Vista has changed from XP click here

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