Quote: Originally Posted by angeleyes58
Thanks, but Im not sure how I can reformat it when win 7 wont recognise the drive, nor my vista computer....
Is this a USB device? if so does it show in Device Manager? (under disc drives)
The Idea from ripperrita is good, alternatively if you don't want to install XP you could try a linux sytem where you boot it from CD such as Ubuntu with a good internet connection you can download it and burn to CD in just over an hour.
Another Idea is Gparted Live: GParted -- About
which is a partition editor that you can boot from CD
Eventually if all else fails you could try taking the HDD out of its case and plug it in directly, Not the best idea as it is easy to break the case
One question what is the point of encrypting a disk only to format it?? surely this would erase the encryption, or do I see this wrong