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Windows 7: Deleting and Creating a new HDD partition. HDD is RAW format.

19 Oct 2014   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Deleting and Creating a new HDD partition. HDD is RAW format.

Hello everyone, I'm new to this. I'm having lots of trouble installing a second HDD. I created one, worked fine but then I wanted to wipe everything off of it so I deleted the volume and tried formatting again and now it's in RAW format and it will not delete and it slows my computer down when I have the HDD plugged in. Here's the screen shot of it

When I click remove volume, it loads like it's going to but never does delete it. One of my tries it said it was deleted and unallocated but when I tried to reformat it, it went back to RAW file system. I'm running out of ideas!

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19 Oct 2014   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)


Try making a Bootable Partition Wizard CD to do what you want on the new HD.

Make sure you select the correct HD

Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
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21 Oct 2014   #3

Windows 7 64 bit

Okay, it just ended up the new hard drive was a bad drive, so I sent it back, hopefully the new one works better! Thanks for your help though!
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