Initialising 2TB HDD - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 10-21-2009, 10:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
True Techie
 
zythyl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 111
Question Initialising 2TB HDD

Using Vista 64-bit and planning on getting W7 64-bit soon; should I use GPT or MBR on my WD 2TB Cav. Green?

- zythyl
__________________

zythyl is offline  
Old 10-21-2009, 11:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
S0ULphIRE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Australia
Posts: 8,665
Send a message via MSN to S0ULphIRE
Default Re: Initialising 2TB HDD

Just use MBR and format it as NTFS.
__________________

__________________
"As a result of all this hardship, dirt, thirst, and wombats, you would expect Australians to be a sour lot. Instead, they are genial, jolly, cheerful, and always willing to share a kind word with a stranger, unless they are an American." -- Douglas Adams
S0ULphIRE is offline  
Old 10-22-2009, 12:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
True Techie
 
zythyl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 111
Default Re: Initialising 2TB HDD

Forgot to mention it isn't my boot drive.
zythyl is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Computer not recognizing HDD when Optical is connected too? Hookster264 Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 2 10-12-2009 05:44 PM
HDD issue!! *please help me* SirCyber Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 13 08-23-2008 10:09 PM
How to made XP add SATA-II HDD to hardware list ? goo_lu Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 2 02-23-2008 12:00 PM
C zone of IBM/Hitachi HDD SalvationDATA Laptops and Notebooks 0 12-27-2007 02:04 AM
HDD configuration with Windows XP- an odd question Kisskerven New Systems | Building and Buying 6 10-20-2007 08:56 PM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.