reformat hardrive

  lauren2006 09:54 03 Nov 2006

building pc for he first time. having problems with the hardrive hitachi deskstar. been told i should of reformated he harddrive before trying to install windows how do u go about reformating it. plus have i damaged the harddrive by not reformating it first

  lauren2006 10:16 03 Nov 2006

help me please

  VoG II 10:19 03 Nov 2006
  anskyber 10:21 03 Nov 2006

Try this click here

  lauren2006 10:21 03 Nov 2006

wanting to know how to reformat a new harddrive know how to instal windows

  rdave13 10:25 03 Nov 2006
  lauren2006 10:30 03 Nov 2006

im workin on a dif computer how do i find out if he hardrive is fat 32 or ntfs

  rdave13 10:31 03 Nov 2006
  lauren2006 10:35 03 Nov 2006

i cant do that though because the hardrive only comes up on star up saying its there but on my computer it dosent show what can i do does hat mean heres sumthin wrong with the hardrive

  terryf 10:43 03 Nov 2006

click here and scroll down to Disk Manager then follow the links (blue underlined words) to get the info you require

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:50 03 Nov 2006

If you cannot see the drive in My computer it is not yet formatted.

Right click My computer - select Manage- select Disk management - select your drive - right click and select Format if Format is greyed out select Initialise then select format.

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