- Low-level formatting
- High-level formatting
Quick Format, this is a fast option, but it will not scan the disk for bad sectors.
A full format will take care of checking for bad sectors
When should you do it? How does one go about doing it? We will show you how to format an SSD or hard drive. Disk formatting is the process of prepping a storage device – like a hard drive, SSD, thumb drive (USB flash drive), etc – to store information, which will erase the existing data.