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 10:55 03 Nov 2006

ok so i have now put the new hard drive in a working pc has a slave is that ok

  lauren2006 11:05 03 Nov 2006

i am in he computer management but dont know what to do know

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:20 03 Nov 2006

As a slave yes

1. In computer management click the + alongside Storage
2. select disk management
3. Bottom right pane you will see disk 0 disk 1 etc. showing all the disks in the PC select the hitachi
4. right click and select Format

  lauren2006 10:18 04 Nov 2006

thank u

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