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I want to use my old HD for storage.


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#1 dickward

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 11:46 AM

To do this how do I need to format it?

Jumper settings?

It would not boot up, just for storage.


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Posted 20 November 2008 - 12:40 PM

If it's SATA, you don't have to worry about jumper settings.

Various possibilities if PATA, depending on where you connect and jumper settings for other drives.

http://www.storagereview.com/guide2000/ref...ide/confCS.html

System manufacturer or motherboard manufacturer...and model?

Formatting a hard drive is always the same, regardless of what the drive is used for.

http://www.ehow.com/how_6026_format-hard-drive.html

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