• File Path: C:\windows\system32\autofmt.exe
  • Description: Auto File System Format Utility


Type Hash
MD5 424C9777CB8507A6358BC142B7917143
SHA1 BFD860748A9684BC2A3CE7BA191407CA176C8937
SHA256 3DA1EACA001E72E677491E73AE9333478AF48492269D7CAF069ED339B9718257
SHA384 95792BDB09E77B03353413FA40ABF9FFD42B73EB040F15A65AADCA16BC9EB2FB13BC9D0F9D271F9E0FB0BC7E5F9965B3
SHA512 2FDA5899591B0BBCA10F3ED8D571C31AA1D289C14C2A810A61724CB5D8945E5F3F8ABCC0758083D0443355F531D796F9EDC8D8A433C5B9E1C6CCFA5056D39CC5
SSDEEP 12288:J48KacX21Y3wv8H7Sswjc4HpUymvkuvp9Hqf1gS8f6Q:J4tac6Ygv8bFwo4JIkuvu16fD


  • Status: The file C:\windows\system32\autofmt.exe is not digitally signed. You cannot run this script on the current system. For more information about running scripts and setting execution policy, see about_Execution_Policies at
  • Serial: ``
  • Thumbprint: ``
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File Metadata

  • Original Filename: AUTOFMT.EXE.MUI
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
  • Product Version: 6.3.9600.16384
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Additional Info*

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Starts the Auto File System Format Utility, which formats a drive or partition when called from the Windows Recovery Console.

[!IMPORTANT] You cannot run autofmt directly from the command-line.

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