So using this syntax lets first format the f drivein

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performing a full format. So using this syntax, let's first format the F drivein this system. And we'll use a file system of FAT32. We use a volume label of data and let's specify that we use a quick format in the interest of time. This will take this partition, that's labelled with drive letter F on disk one and create a FAT 32 file system on it. Press Enter. It does warn us at this point thatif we proceed that any data that may be on that disk is going to be wiped out. Now in this situation that's not a big deal because there is no data. There's no file system on it so it can't store data, but if you were to run this command against a partition that did already have a file system on it then, any data that was on that partition would be wiped out. So if you want to save that data, be sure you back it up first. If you fail to do so and lose data, don't say I didn't tell you so. Y to proceed. And then we'll wait just a minute while the file system is created. Okay, our F drive has been formatted with the FAT32 file system at this point. Now if we open up file explorer, we can see that we can actually access the F drive. And I can actually store data on it. Let's go ahead and create rich text file. Now you'll notice if I right click on this file, and go to properties that because we created a FAT32 file system on this partition that a lot of the features and functionality that we associate with a typical Windows file system aren't there. For example, notice that there's no security tab up here because we're on a FAT32 file system I cannot assign permissions to different users to control access to this file. Access is wide open. Also notice down here if I click on advanced, that I cannot compress the fileto save space. Again that is only allowed on an NTFS file system. Click cancel. Cancel here. So for the other partition down here on disk two, let's go ahead and run the format command again.But this time instead of creating a FAT32 file system, let's create an NTFS file system. Run format G colon this time, slash FS colon and this time we type NTFS instead of FAT32 to specify that we want to create an NTFS file system on that volume slash b, you enter a volume name. Let's name it research.And we'll use a quick format again just
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like we did last time to save time. Press Enter. And once again we are warned that if we do this all the data on that disk is going to be lost. That's okay; there's nothing there. Type Y and press Enter. And then we'll wait a minute while the file system is created. Okay, the file system has now been created on the G volume, been formatted with NTFS. If I come over here to file explorer, I can see that I can now access the G drive and just like with the F drive I can actually create and save data on it. Now because this file now resides on a NTFS file system if I go to properties you'll see that I have many more options than I had than with the file that resided on FAT32 file system. Key among these is the fact that now I can control access to this file. I can assign specific permissions to specific users. I can allow some users full control. I can allow other users
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