What does Windows 10 setup do when you format a drive?

I've try this on vm because I'm about to reset my laptop and my whole hard drive is wrecked and I need to format it (not quick format)

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Last updated January 24, 2018 Views 55 Applies to:

It deletes the contents of the drive, repartitions it then prepares it for a new installation of Windows 10.

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How does it delete everything? Because I've diagnosed that my hard drive have bad sectors and I want to fix it.

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