troubleshooting Question

VB Script to do an unattended format of a drive

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I am trying to write a VB script to do an unattended quick format of a drive. I can get the format box to appear but i can't get it to autostart and complete. Ideally I just want a message to say that its done.  Listed below is the code i have used

Private Declare Function SHFormatDrive Lib "Shell32.dll" (ByVal hWnd As Long, _
    ByVal Drive As Integer, ByVal fmtID As Integer, ByVal Options As Integer) _
    As Long

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Dim ret As Long
ret = SHFormatDrive(hMainWnd, 6, -1, 1)
End Sub

Does anyone have any ideas? I would also like to be able to specify a volume name?

Many thanks,

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