Amount of time to format a USB external 1 terrabyte hard drive?
I have read that it can take up to 30 hours to format a 1 terrabyte drive that is hooked up via USB. Is this true?
Quick formatting is re-setting (or initializing) the master file table to a blank state, without actually wiping out the data it refers to. Whereas, full formatting erases everything on the partition (or the disk). read more
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