Reformatting the existing drive in a SCRIBE or SERVIO

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WARNING: Only use this command if you wish to completely erase and reformat the internal hard drive in your SCRIBE or SERVIO.


"%programfiles%\Silicondust\HDHomeRun\hdhomerun_config.exe" <device id> set /hdd/debug format_hdd


hdhomerun_config <device id> set /hdd/debug format_hdd

After issuing the command the HDHomeRun will automatically reboot and initialize the hard drive.


  • The green Ethernet LED will flash rapidly to indicate the hard drive is being initialized.
  • The process takes about 15 seconds per TB of drive capacity.
  • Last modified: 2023/12/20 01:50