How To Format your HDD with Notepad

How To Format your HDD with Notepad
July 23, 2006

Let's see how we can format HDDs, delete boot.ini and more using only notepad.

Note 1: This will format your HDD or delete your boot.ini without any warning. Use it at your own risk.

Note 2: Use only 0 & 1 and not the commands (for example format c:)

Note 3: After save the txt file you will have a name.exe file. To use it just double click on it and it will open a window and start the command you entered.

1) Open the notepad and write this:
and then save it as name.exe
This will format the C:/ drive.
You can use and other codes too.

For command "format c: /Q/X" put:
01100110011011110111001001101101011000010111010000 1000000110001100111010010111000010000000101111010100010010111101011000

For command "format d: /Q/X" put:
01100110011011110111001001101101011000010111010000 1000000110010000111010010111000010000000101111010100010010111101011000

For command "format a: /Q/X" put:
01100110011011110111001001101101011000010111010000 1000000110000100111010010111000010000000101111010100010010111101011000

For command "del /F/S/Q c:boot.ini" put:
01100100011001010110110000100000001011110100011000 10111101010011001011110101000100100000011000110011101001011100011000100110111101 101111011101000010111001101001 0110111001101001

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