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Windows 7: passport says need to format everytime i pugged it in

14 Oct 2014   #11
chinita0018

windows 7 home basic 64bit
 
 

after assigning a drive. should i do the cmd command? well i did then it says chkdsk is not availble for RAW drives


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14 Oct 2014   #12
MightyMiroWD

Windows 7
 
 

OK, let's try to reformat the drive. Unfortunately, this will erase the information you have on it, in case you have any stored there.

1. Open Computer Management by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, clicking Administrative Tools, and then double-clicking Computer Management. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
2. In the left pane, under Storage, click Disk Management.
3. Right-click on the volume that is going to be formatted and then click Format.
4. To format the volume with the default settings, in the Format dialog box, click OK, and then click OK again.
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