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Do you mean transfer the OS to the 1TB? If you have a drive you're using with Windows PCs and Macs, ExFAT is probably the best option.Note that when you format a hard drive, it erases all the content on May 1, 2012 at 1:04 PM #3 de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder Joined: Jun 13, 2010 Messages: 8,095 (3.37/day) Thanks Received: 2,216 Location: Pune System Specs System Name: la de da... | At this point you can create a partition, or exit Diskpart and access Disk Management to initialize, partition, and format the disk. have a peek here

Joined: Mar 17, 2007 Messages: 19,646 (5.47/day) Thanks Received: 4,752 Location: Youngstown, OH System Specs System Name: Gamer :Server and Android BuildBox Processor: i7 3930k: Xeon e5-2660 Motherboard: MSI X79A-GD45 Plus I'm actually planning on going with Arch Linux. Can't find your answer ? Jun 3, 2010 #6 JohnnyBoyClub TS Rookie Ritwik7 said: ↑ Hi everyone! More hints

How To Format Old Hard Drive Windows 10

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  1. Get the answer JackNaylorPEAug 21, 2012, 11:42 PM http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1649-clean-install-windows-7-a.html Donkster22Aug 21, 2012, 11:49 PM I do not have any of the original discs that came with the PC unoriginal1Aug 22, 2012,
  2. I made the partition 'dynamic', hoping that would let me format it.
  3. My reply in your other thread, with the attached image will detail this if you wish to visually see it for yourself.
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  8. Like the software that i install , will they remain there or will be deleted?
  9. At this point you can create a partition, or exit Diskpart and access Disk Management to initialize, partition, and format the disk.
  10. Try to switch with other sata cables and see if it works now.

They think its funny that someone made a mess of their partitions im assuming :shadedshu Also checked SMART info with SpeedFan and all 3 drives are healthy and running great. You just highlight when one you want to run, and click return on the keyboard and it starts your chosen OS. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's How To Format Hard Drive Windows 7 No dice so far.

The bios sees the drive but windows 7 does not. Windows 10 Can't Format Hard Drive Went into CP and adminastrative tools the n drive management and the drive is shown as unallocated, tried right click- create... I tried to do it through windows but it can't let you remove the OS by "accident". It kind of locked the formatting procedure.

May 1, 2012 at 3:11 PM #13 JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ... How To Format A Hard Drive From Bios so i had to use the install disc to repair startup. ArtPogMar 10, 2015, 12:55 PM Might be worthwhile to try this technique...I assume that you've booted to your SSD without any problem and the HDD is connected as a secondary drive May 1, 2012 at 6:07 PM #18 de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder Joined: Jun 13, 2010 Messages: 8,095 (3.37/day) Thanks Received: 2,216 Location: Pune System Specs System Name: la de da... |

Windows 10 Can't Format Hard Drive

I did some research and I found out i can use DBaN to format the hard drive and remove everything on my old pc then pop the HDD into my new https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-hardware/how-to-format-an-old-second-hard-drive-with-os-on/924d52e5-a47a-e011-9b4b-68b599b31bf5 Kills all known data, dead. How To Format Old Hard Drive Windows 10 It will take some time to complete the cleaning process. Format Old Hard Drive For Storage Generated Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:00:52 GMT by s_hp81 (squid/3.5.20) Home About Rick Privacy Policy Contact Rick Ask Rick a Tech Question Request a Product Review RicksDailyTips.comTech Tips, Techniques and

I did a brief google search, and that issue might be able to be fixed by running Windows System Repair multiple times, or by using gparted to create the hidden system navigate here The best way of learning is at the deep end. Then boot Windows 64bits. Get the answer pastitMar 10, 2015, 11:34 AM Have you tried Gparted, (Found on most Puppy live CD's).I use it a lot, and sometimes find I have to use the set How To Format Internal Hard Drive

Can't be arsed! I made a cool file called "The Ark" that I put all my personal photos, files, etc. Here are the basic steps involved. Try a New Operating System This Weekend Try a New Operating System This Weekend Try a New Operating System This Weekend We write about Check This Out It has Windows XP installed on it.

The last letter assends according to which drive it is. How To Format A Hard Drive Windows 10 Help! 0 "I'm so excited for you guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Last.fm Reply With Quote 31st October 2009,17:04 - Views: 628 #2 Cyphe7.62 View Profile View Forum Posts Trollin' life since 1993 Join It has Windows XP installed on it.

My newer HDD is a 1TB Seagate which has Windows 7 on it.

ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.5/ Connection to 0.0.0.5 failed. May 1, 2012 at 7:45 PM #24 sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member Joined: Apr 12, 2006 Messages: 23,411 (5.96/day) Thanks Received: 7,984 System Specs System Name: His Processor: Intel i7 5930K solved SSD installation on Windows 10 with USB enclosure, old Hard Drive shows up and cannot initialize Hard Drive cannot be read (Windows asking to format it) How do I format Format External Hard Drive It just did it again and then again when I restarted, took a minute or two but...

So now I have a dead OS? Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Storage Today's Posts Remove OS and format oldHDD ByRitwik7 Jun 3, 2010 Hi everyone! too funny May 1, 2012 at 1:27 PM #6 AlienIsGOD Joined: Aug 9, 2008 Messages: 4,382 (1.42/day) Thanks Received: 2,469 Location: Kingston, Ontario Canada System Specs System Name: My Rig this contact form solved Cannot format secondary hard drive solved I cannot Find or format my Second Hard Drive solved Cannot format a new replacement 2GB hard drive.

do a "dir /a" on it as well 0 Use this sig to make the forum of your dreams**results may vary Reply With Quote 3rd November 2009,19:32 - Views: 628 Got a beginner tech support question you constantly answer? May 1, 2012 at 7:15 PM #22 sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member Joined: Apr 12, 2006 Messages: 23,411 (5.96/day) Thanks Received: 7,984 System Specs System Name: His Processor: Intel i7 5930K May 1, 2012 at 2:12 PM #9 brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

solved easiest/cheap way to "clone"contents of a 1 tb drive to a 2 tb drive can i save files i want to another device and then format my hard drive to Donkster22Aug 22, 2012, 1:38 AM Alright cheers guys I'll do that. 2FatbearNov 11, 2012, 9:58 PM I'm having the same issue. If you get proper stuck, then send me a message, or reply in here and I'll do what I can to be of assistance. Select the required file system (you'll probably want to stay with NTFS) and give the drive a new name (called a "Volume label").

Yes. Jan 23, 2004 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. What tools you use depend on what you're trying to do.If you're going to sell your computer or the hard drive, you'll want to securely wipe it using these instructions beforehand. Ritwik7 said: ↑ Thanks a lot for your patience.

Now you state "I can't boot to windows..." So you don't have a viable OS on your SSD? At least this time I can get C:, D: etc all in order finally. Just insert your Windows, OS X, or Linux installation disc (or drive), boot from it, and enter the installation. How to Boot From a CD or USB Drive on Any But I just really wanted to know how this exactly works.

Sorry, didn't think of my OS. lol. OS X can read and write to it. Joined: Sep 6, 2009 Messages: 19,381 (7.22/day) Thanks Received: 6,823 Location: Chatsworth, GA System Specs System Name: The StarCrunch Defender! | X58 Cruncher!

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