Disk Storage Low Level Format 7 Free Download and offline installer for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, 11. Software for low-level hard disk drive formatting with support for HDD (SATA, IDE, SCSI), SSD and USB drives.
Overview of Disk Storage Low Level Format (Low-level hard disk drive formatting)
LLF (Low Level Format) is the process of disk formatting operation at low level. It rebuilds the physical format by clearing all LLF (Low Level Flags) and reassigning the location where the data is to be kept on the disk. All visible and nonvisible information on the first sector, such as MBR (Master Boot Record), partition table, active partition flags, and proprietary low level formatting information, would be erased and set to zero. All the data on the subsequent sector would be cleared. The process is irreversible. All the data on HDD (Hard Disk Drive), SSD (Solid State Drive), and USB drives (USB flash drive, USB thumb drive, and USB portable drive) are permanently erased. HDD includes SATA, IDE and SCSI hard disks. SSD includes SATA and IDE drives. USB drives include all types of removable media connected to the computer via USB port.
Disk Storage Low Level Format software is a software application that does Low Level Format like what is done in factory. The software not only performs zero-fills to the storage device, but also restore the storage device to full capacity. The software allows you to revitalize your infected or corrupted hard drive by hiding the bad sectors in order to create a clean and error-free surface for your data. All the visible and invisible data to the operating systems are fully and irreversibly erased from the storage devices.
The software supports all types of storage devices connected to the computer, regardless of their interface (SATA, IDE, SCSI and USB), and it provides details of the selected device such as device name, device model, firmware revision, serial number, device ID, bus type, LBA (logical block addressing) and total capacity.
You may have the program perform only a quick wipe, which only removes the partitions, erases the partition table, delete the active partition flag, MBR (Master Boot Record - the boot sector located at the very beginning of partitioned storage devices) and all other data on a storage device. In addition to LLF (Low Level Format), the software features Quick Format and Standard Format. The two Format features allow you to format storage devices not recognized by Windows, be it a corrupted one or a logically broken one. A fascinating feature is boot disk creation; the software helps you create bootable USB drive or bootable hard drive after the formatting operation. You can boot to MSDOS, FreeDOS, or Windows operating systems with your storage device after a few clicks. The software is portable and it can be stored on a flash drive or any other external storage devices.
The software works with a broad range of storage devices, including HDD (Hard Disk Drive), SSD (Solid State Drive), and USB drives (USB flash drive, USB thumb drive, and USB portable drive). It supports most hard disk manufacturers such as Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi, IBM, Toshiba, Maxtor, Samsung, and Quantum. For USB storage devices, the software supports virtually all the controller brands, such as Intel, Samsung, Micron, Phison, SMI, Marvell, Toshiba, Silicon Motion, PMC, Sierra, OCZ, JMicron, Maxiotek, Goke, Greenliant, Fusion-io, Realtek, SanDisk, Western Digital, Hyperstone, Novachips, and Lenovo.
Features of Disk Storage Low Level Format software
- Low Level Format
- Secure Format with strong data wipe algorithms
- Quick Format in a split second
- Slow Format
- Adjust sector size from 512 bytes to 32MB
- Support NTFS, FAT16, FAT32, and ExFAT file systems
- Recognize UDF, HFS+, ReFS, NTFS, FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT file systems
- Scan storage device for common errors before formatting a drive
- Show serial number of storage device
- Create startup disk for MS-DOS, FreeDOS, and Windows
- Support FAT32 partition larger than 32GB
- Repair corrupted USB drives and fix common issues with hard disks
- Support Microsoft Windows 11/10/8/7/Vista/XP/2003/2008/2012/2016/2019/2021 (32-bit and 64-bit)