Running a diskpart "clean" command fails frequently in current Win 11 version


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I've been experiencing an odd problem with Diskpart lately, wondering if anyone else is seeing this. It's really easy to reproduce.

Steps to Reproduce
==================
Plug in a thumb drive
Run diskpart
Within diskpart run the following commands (in my example, my thumb drive is disk 2). Be careful as this will erase the selected drive!:

list disk
select disk 2
clean

DiskPart has encountered an error: A device which does not exist was specified.
See the System Event Log for more information.

DISKPART>

If I look in event viewer, I see this message:

Cannot zero sectors on disk \\?\PhysicalDrive2. Error code: 1B1@0101000F


More Information
================
First, note that the above error happens ONLY if the thumb drive is configured for MBR. It will NEVER happen when it is GPT.

Second, my initial workaround was to simply issue the "clean" command again. Probably about 90% of the time, a second run of the command will work. However, I have had times in a batch file where it does not succeed, maybe due to the short time between the two commands. I have a program as well as several batch files that have a need for this to be rock stable.

I have a new workaround that seems to be working 100% for me, but it's stupid that I need to even employ such a workaround.

The new workaround is like this:

list disk
select disk 2
clean
convert gpt
clean
convert gpt
clean
convert mbr

The idea of the above series of commands is to try and perform a clean 3 times. Since we know that it never fails when GPT is used, after each clean we do a "convert gpt". By doing so, if we had a successful clean operation, we can guarantee that the next clean will not fail because we are now in GPT mode. Now, we are in a known good state, so we can do a final "convert mbr" successfully. The end result is a successfully cleaned disk using MBR.

I only just converted a system back to windows 10 so I have not been able to test to see if this happens on Windows 10. I plan to try it this evening. However, it's happening frequently on my Win 11 machines. Note that all my Win 11 machines are on the latest Feb 2022 Windows patches.

Has anyone else been noticing this? I can't swear how long this happening, but I became very aware of it in the last few weeks, definitely before the Feb patches rolled out.
 

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However, I have had times in a batch file where it does not succeed, maybe due to the short time between the two commands. I have a program as well as several batch files that have a need for this to be rock stable.

There is 15 second time out required between batch files.
Without the 15 second time out the second command may fail.

For example: diskpart /t 15

For the MBR clean see if adding noerr makes any difference. For example diskpart > sel dis 3 > clean noerr

Also instead of clean see if delete partition noerr override makes any difference.


This link had a similar work around mbr > gpt to clean:
 
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Thanks for the suggestions, zbook. I will give those a try.
 

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Thanks for the suggestions, zbook. I will give those a try.


This is a link on the t /15

Code:
 Important

When using the DiskPart command as a part of a script,
it is recommended that you complete all of the DiskPart
operations together as part of a single DiskPart script.
You can run consecutive DiskPart scripts,
but you must allow at least 15 seconds between each script
for a complete shutdown of the previous execution before
running the DiskPart command again in successive scripts.
Otherwise, the successive scripts might fail.
You can add a pause between consecutive DiskPart scripts
by adding the timeout /t 15 command to your batch file along
with your DiskPart scripts.



 

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This is a link on the t /15

Code:
 Important

When using the DiskPart command as a part of a script,
it is recommended that you complete all of the DiskPart
operations together as part of a single DiskPart script.
You can run consecutive DiskPart scripts,
but you must allow at least 15 seconds between each script
for a complete shutdown of the previous execution before
running the DiskPart command again in successive scripts.
Otherwise, the successive scripts might fail.
You can add a pause between consecutive DiskPart scripts
by adding the timeout /t 15 command to your batch file along
with your DiskPart scripts.



I appreciate that, but that's not the issue I'm encountering. Even if I run diskpart manually with no previous operations pending, the clean fails most of the time but only if the disk is MBR - NEVER for a GPT disk.
 

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Hmmm interesting....Have you tried running

Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

and sfc /scannow to see if they could repair diskpart ( or if its damaged)

Also have you tried deleting the partition 1st then rebuilding it in win 11?

You should only have to do this once.
I seem to recall in Win 8 that there was a problem with diskpart not not liking mbr disks done in win 7.
but I can't pin it down.
 

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I've been experiencing an odd problem with Diskpart lately, wondering if anyone else is seeing this. It's really easy to reproduce.

Steps to Reproduce
==================
Plug in a thumb drive
Run diskpart
Within diskpart run the following commands (in my example, my thumb drive is disk 2). Be careful as this will erase the selected drive!:

list disk
select disk 2
clean

DiskPart has encountered an error: A device which does not exist was specified.
See the System Event Log for more information.

DISKPART>

If I look in event viewer, I see this message:

Cannot zero sectors on disk \\?\PhysicalDrive2. Error code: 1B1@0101000F


More Information
================
First, note that the above error happens ONLY if the thumb drive is configured for MBR. It will NEVER happen when it is GPT.

Second, my initial workaround was to simply issue the "clean" command again. Probably about 90% of the time, a second run of the command will work. However, I have had times in a batch file where it does not succeed, maybe due to the short time between the two commands. I have a program as well as several batch files that have a need for this to be rock stable.

I have a new workaround that seems to be working 100% for me, but it's stupid that I need to even employ such a workaround.

The new workaround is like this:

list disk
select disk 2
clean
convert gpt
clean
convert gpt
clean
convert mbr

The idea of the above series of commands is to try and perform a clean 3 times. Since we know that it never fails when GPT is used, after each clean we do a "convert gpt". By doing so, if we had a successful clean operation, we can guarantee that the next clean will not fail because we are now in GPT mode. Now, we are in a known good state, so we can do a final "convert mbr" successfully. The end result is a successfully cleaned disk using MBR.

I only just converted a system back to windows 10 so I have not been able to test to see if this happens on Windows 10. I plan to try it this evening. However, it's happening frequently on my Win 11 machines. Note that all my Win 11 machines are on the latest Feb 2022 Windows patches.

Has anyone else been noticing this? I can't swear how long this happening, but I became very aware of it in the last few weeks, definitely before the Feb patches rolled out.

Interesting. I recently cleanly installed because I upgraded all my NVMe SSDs and I ran into a similar issue - but it was not something that I do often, so I shrugged it off.

Now that you have steps of reproducibility, I'll see if I can get it to replicate on my end as well. WOuld not be surprised at all if there is a bug there that recently manifested itself that almost no one has found.
 

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Interesting. I recently cleanly installed because I upgraded all my NVMe SSDs and I ran into a similar issue - but it was not something that I do often, so I shrugged it off.

Now that you have steps of reproducibility, I'll see if I can get it to replicate on my end as well. WOuld not be surprised at all if there is a bug there that recently manifested itself that almost no one has found.
Thanks, John.
 

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    ASUS Prime Z590-A
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    128GB Crucial Ballistix 3200MHz DRAM
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    HP Envy 32
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    2560 x 1440
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    1 x 1TB NVMe Gen 4 x 4 SSD
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    2 x 512GB 2.5" SSDs
    2 x 8TB HD
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    32GB
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    Dual Intel HD 620 and Nvidia GeForce 940MX
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I appreciate that, but that's not the issue I'm encountering. Even if I run diskpart manually with no previous operations pending, the clean fails most of the time but only if the disk is MBR - NEVER for a GPT disk.
Not a solution, just a workaround:

Diff:
diskpart
sel disk X
convert GPT
clean
convert MBR

Kari
 

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Not a solution, just a workaround:

Diff:
diskpart
sel disk X
convert GPT
clean
convert MBR

Kari
Thanks, Kari. As I noted in my original post, that's almost exactly what I do but I perform the clean 3 times because it sometimes fails the first time, and on very rare occasion, fails the 2nd time. After each clen I perform a convert gpt because once I get it to gpt, I'm guaranteed success after that.

So it ends up looking like this:

Code:
list disk
select disk 2
clean
convert gpt
clean
convert gpt
clean
convert mbr
 

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  • OS
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    Home Built
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    Intel i7-11700K
    Motherboard
    ASUS Prime Z590-A
    Memory
    128GB Crucial Ballistix 3200MHz DRAM
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    No GPU - CPU graphics only (for now)
    Sound Card
    Realtek (on motherboard)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    HP Envy 32
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    2560 x 1440
    Hard Drives
    1 x 1TB NVMe Gen 4 x 4 SSD
    1 x 2TB NVMe Gen 3 x 4 SSD
    2 x 512GB 2.5" SSDs
    2 x 8TB HD
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    Corsair HX850i
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    Noctua NH-D15 chromax.black cooler + 10 case fans
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    CODE backlit mechanical keyboard
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    Windows Defender
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    ASUS ThunderboltEX 4 PCIe adapter
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    Manufacturer/Model
    HP Spectre x360 15-BL012DX
    CPU
    Intel i7-7500U
    Memory
    32GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Dual Intel HD 620 and Nvidia GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Built-in Realtek HD Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    4k 15-inch
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    4k (3840 x 2160)
    Hard Drives
    1TB Seagate FireCuda 510 NVMe SSD
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OS
Windows 11 Home
When I need to remove partitions and reset a thumbdrive I don't use diskpart. I hate command line interfaces so I use a 3rd party utility like EaseUS Partition Manager or Partition Wizard. They always work.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    Motherboard
    MSI B550-A Pro
    Memory
    16 GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-3200
    Graphics Card(s)
    PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 6600XT with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Realtek integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer Nitro 24" RG241Y 144hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    Western Digital Black SN770 1 TB NVMe SSD
    Samsung 860 QVO 1 TB SATA SSD
    Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD
    PSU
    LEPA B650 650 watt
    Case
    Enermax Coenus
    Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper T4 air
    Keyboard
    CM Storm Devastator
    Mouse
    E-Blue Cobra Jr.
    Internet Speed
    100mbs
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
    Other Info
    Optical Drives: LG DVD-RW and Pioneer BluRay/ DVD burner
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus ROG Zephyrus G14
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
    Motherboard
    Asus board (GA402RK)
    Memory
    16 GB Samsung DDR5-4800
    Graphics card(s)
    Integrated Radeon 680M and discrete Radeon RX 6800S with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek with Dolby Atmos
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Laptop screen 14" WQXGA, IPS, 120hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    2560 X 1600
    Hard Drives
    1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD (WD Black SN850)
    PSU
    Battery power and Asus power brick/adapter. Also has USB-C charging
    Case
    Laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop fans in vapor chamber
    Mouse
    Touchpad and Omoton bluetooth mouse
    Keyboard
    Built in RGB backlit
    Internet Speed
    100mbps
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
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