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Formatting Sata hard drive

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#1 geoheid


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Posted 15 June 2010 - 11:20 PM

What is the sequence of steps I would have to take
to format a new Sata hard drive for use in a hard
drive docking station.

I have limited computer tech knowledge; however
I am capable of following a ‘recipe-like’ sequence
of steps for most tasks of this nature.


Some computer specs:

Microsoft Windows XP Pro
Version 2002
Service Pack 3
Intel® Core ™2 CPU
6600 @ 2.40 GB of RAM
2.41 GHz. 2.00GB of RAM

Edited by hamluis, 16 June 2010 - 07:22 AM.

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#2 noknojon


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Posted 16 June 2010 - 11:28 PM

Hi -
Make and model of the computer into which the new H/D will be installed -
First have you already purchased the new SATA H/D and is it the same as you removed -
If you have Did it come with an install disc - You may need to check the BIOS setup after installing -

Thank You -

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