In which of these cases would you be most likely to use DISKPART?
A) Copy file contents from one disk to another
B) Check a drive for logical errors
C) Prepare a storage device for formatting
D) Prepare a storage device for removal
E) Shouldn’t it work on the entire disk?
The answer: C) Prepare a storage device for formatting
The DISKPART command replaces the FDISK command from previous versions of Windows, and it’s used for many disk configuration functions. You will commonly use DISKPART to partition a drive.
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