Difference between Full Format and Quick Format

Why you need to format partitions? As you know, Windows provides two ways to format a partition, Full Format and Quick Format. Many applications provide partition format feature, too, especially, partition magic software. Why you need to format partitions? Different people may give different answers, but normally, it was used to delete all files of a partition or reconstruct the file structures. Many people don’t know the difference between full format and quick format, so we’ll discuss the difference in this article. What is the difference between full format and quick format? When you choose to run a Full format on a volume, files are removed from the volume that you are formatting and the hard disk is scanned for bad sectors. The scan for bad sectors is the reason why the Full format takes twice as long as the Quick format. If you choose the Quick format option, the … Continue reading