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format hardrive

by Darrell Johnson / July 23, 2011 4:36 AM PDT

what is best method to format hd? How do I get cd to format?

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Format is easy.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 23, 2011 6:55 AM PDT
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Just pop in some boot CD like GPARTED and create a partition then format it.


But some folk didn't mean they wanted to format the drive but something else like a procedure where there is a working Operating System like Windows installed and working after the procedure.

Formatting is simple and ends with a blank drive.

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Re: get a cd to format.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / July 23, 2011 7:07 AM PDT
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Bob only answered your first question about formatting a hard disk. I'll answer your second one about getting a cd that you can format.

The answer is: all computer shops and quite a few other shop sell boxes of cd-rw. Those can be formatted and re-used to store up to 700 MB of data. If you don't need that data anymore just format and they can be used to burn 700 MB of other data to.


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