reformat 2nd Hard drive

  turnip 60 22:05 24 Jan 2005

I am running Win XP pro & XPsp2 on a 80 GB hard drive.
I have just taken an old 4GB hard drive from a redundant PC and installed it as a slave . The slave still contains win 98 and i wish to clean everything off the the 4GB drive completely. I tried using the win98 startup floppy and when i got the A: prompt I typed 'Format D:' but it said format doesnt work on D drive.
how can i clear the slave drive of all its contents.

  Chezdez 22:11 24 Jan 2005

right clcik the drive in my computer, and select format. simple :P

  jack 22:12 24 Jan 2005

Click on Help in my computer.
Type format in the field
or Hard disk format.
follow the prompt
you format secondary drives from within XP I think

  turnip 60 00:23 25 Jan 2005

Thanks very much guys

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