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Show All Drives In CMD
At first , open your cmd.exe
wmic logicaldisk get deviceid, volumename, description
Then, you see available drives in your computer.
Here, wmic is a acronym of The Windows Management Instrumentation Command line (WMIC) is a software utility intended to help IT staffers retrieve information contained within the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).
wmic logicaldisk list brief
you will get your device with drive type ,free space, size etc.
For a newbie, according to this picture, A question may be arisen in your mind. In column of Drive Type some values are mentioned. what are those? These values are called enum or enumeration tools. This enum represent following meaning.
Value Meaning -------------------------- 0 Unknown 1 No Root Directory 2 Removable Disk 3 Local Disk 4 Network Drive 5 Compact Disc 6 RAM Disk
fsutil fsinfo drives
you will also get your desired drives
Here, Fsutil is a command-line utility that you can use to perform many FAT and NTFS file system related tasks, such as managing reparse points, managing sparse files, dismounting a volume, or extending a volume
And fsinfo is A FAT32 file system has a FSINFO data structure that includes hints about where the operating system can allocate new clusters. Its location is given in the boot sector
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These two method are most easiest .You don’t need to go another window or return back.
Another window will be poped up like these.
Now just type
You will get your list of drives with details such as type,size,status etc.
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