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Old 10-19-2005, 05:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have Windows XP home and I need to reformat. I have 3 hard drives, and I was wondering if I reformat, will I lose the data on my other 2 drives?
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Not unless you format them during the process. If I were you I would disconnect all hard drives except the one you want to wipe out then proceed so there are no accidents.
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no you wont it will only format what hard drive you tell it to install on.
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^^^^^^^

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just check, double check and tripple check the correct drive is highlighted that you want to format (assuming your formatting using the windows cd)
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Ive formatted the wrong drive several times not paying attention, that sucks too..
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Ive formatted the wrong drive several times not paying attention, that sucks too..
I've been there done that.
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