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Thread: The MDD Idiots Guides presents.... Formating a new Hard Drive

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    Normally the tools that they give you aren't the best things for the job. Not ideal for professional use.
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    I think its a bit self-deprecating to refer to yourself as "The MDD Idiot" Callum! LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by CB Entertainments View Post
    Normally the tools that they give you aren't the best things for the job. Not ideal for professional use.
    They worked fine with both my Maxtors. I've never had any problems working 2 - 3 nights a week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by soundtracker View Post
    I think its a bit self-deprecating to refer to yourself as "The MDD Idiot" Callum! LOL
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    OR you could open My Computer, right click whichever hard drive you wish to format and select format
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    Quote Originally Posted by sleah View Post
    OR you could open My Computer, right click whichever hard drive you wish to format and select format
    Whoaaa Simon...I never knew you were Mr Technical!


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    Quote Originally Posted by sleah View Post
    OR you could open My Computer, right click whichever hard drive you wish to format and select format
    Ah but if its new it doesnt show in My Computer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sleah View Post
    OR you could open My Computer, right click whichever hard drive you wish to format and select format
    Tryed it.....NTFS only....
    Quote Originally Posted by CB Entertainments View Post
    Ah but if its new it doesnt show in My Computer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CB Entertainments View Post
    Ah but if its new it doesnt show in My Computer.
    How true. That'll teach me not to read the title properly
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    I must be the idiot then....it's still won't format to FAT 32..........
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