Applies To: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel), Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012
The Diskpart clean command removes any and all partition or volume formatting from the disk with focus.
|all||Specifies that each and every sector on the disk is set to zero, which completely deletes all data contained on the disk.|
- On master boot record (MBR) disks, only the MBR partitioning information and hidden sector information are overwritten.
- On GUID Partition Table (gpt) disks, the gpt partitioning information, including the Protective MBR, is overwritten. There is no hidden sector information.
- A disk must be selected for this operation to succeed. Use the select disk command to select a disk and shift the focus to it.
To remove all formatting from the selected disk, type:
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