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Old 03-19-2007, 05:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Hard Drive Cleaning/Formating Help

Hello everyone! I am seeing now that we are getting into the bigger hard drives these days that my old FDisk ways of cleaning and Part. and formating a hard drive is taking forever! I saw the freeware link but I guess I don't know what I am looking at. I was looking for a tool that will clean off a hard drive completely and help me prepare for an install of an O.S.. Can someone please give me a direction to go for this? Thanks as always for the help!!!

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Old 03-19-2007, 07:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It depends on the the operating system you want to install.If you want Windows XP,you can format and partition your hard drive using the Windows XP cd.
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Old 03-19-2007, 07:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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On my computer (Win XP)

You can goto ''My Computer'' and right click on the Drive, and on the dropdown menu, one of the options is ''Format''

Is that what your looking for?
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Thanks guys... I am looking for a stand along utility like FDisk.... Is there any thing else out there but quicker formatting?
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