Nt1310 Unit 3 Assignment 1 Open The Command Prompt

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1. ------------------------------------------------- 1 ------------------------------------------------- Open the Command Prompt. You will need to run Command Prompt as an Administrator. Right-click on it and select Run as Administrator. You may need to enter the Administrator password. * This method will create a USB drive that is bootable. You can then copy the contents of an operating installation disc onto the drive to create a portable installation drive. * This method only works in Windows Vista, 7, and 8. 1. ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- 2 ------------------------------------------------- Open the disk management utility. This can be opened by entering the…show more content…
Once the USB drive is clean, type in create partition primary. You will see a message saying that the operation was successful. 6. ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- 7 ------------------------------------------------- Select the new partition. Enter the command select partition 1 and press Enter. Once you receive a confirmation message, type active and press Enter. This will activate the partition. 7. ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- 8 ------------------------------------------------- Format the USB drive. Input the command format fs=fat32. When you press Enter, the program will work for a few minutes (if it is a small USB, e.g. 32Gb could actually take hours to SLOW format), and the progress will be displayed as a percentage. 8. ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- 9 ------------------------------------------------- Assign the USB a drive letter. Enter the command assign to give the thumb drive a letter designation. Type exit to end the disk management

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