HDD Low Level Format Tool is a free utility for low level hard drive formatting with little or no technical know-how. Supports most interfaces: S-ATA, IDE, SCSI, SAS, USB, FireWire, eSATA. Most modern PC's have at least one such interface. Supports most size drives (e.g. LBA 48), which can be compared to typical DVD drives.
The tool works on Windows only - no universal utility exists for Linux or Mac. To use this utility, you need to download and run the Windows installer from the website. When finished, an application will be displayed on your desktop or taskbar. Select the button "installation files" and follow the onscreen instructions. Follow the onscreen prompts to install the tool, and then let HDD Low Level Format tool perform the actual formatting process.
The /proc file should be accessed and displayed in the browser to locate the /dev/diskpart device. Clicking on the "diskpart" option will take you to the graphical representation of partitions on your computer. The first partition you will see is the Aomei Partition Assistant which is the primary partition. The remaining partitions will be classified according to their type disk or partitions depending on your OS. The last partition listed will be the bootable partition.