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How to reformat or clean external harddrive

by johnnyv / March 30, 2009 3:03 AM PDT

I have an internal harddrive and put it into my external enclosure. It was originally my primary harddrive for my computer, and still contains window files and such. It is in NTSF. I want to give the harddrive to my dad. I tried deleting everything, such as the window files, but it is not letting me. How would I delete everything inside the harddrive, or clean everything?

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Just format it . . .
by Coryphaeus / March 30, 2009 5:48 AM PDT

In Explorer, right click the drive and choose format.

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RE: How to reformat or clean external harddrive
by C_Jones / March 30, 2009 9:25 AM PDT

Run > "cmd" > "format [drive letter]"

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(NT) Tried 'Disk Management/ ?
by VAPCMD / March 30, 2009 1:00 PM PDT
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