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disk format

The storage layout of a disk as initialized by a format program. See low-level format, high-level format and file format.
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To complete this task, the worm writes a command to an AUTOEXEC.BAT file that launches disk formatting.
From my observations, it appears that floppy disk formatting takes approximately as long as writing the data.