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Windows 7: Format a HD

13 Aug 2010   #1
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Format a HD

Hello everyone,
I pulled an 80 gig hard drive outof an old server. So I boot the computer up and it reads everything fine so I open computer and it said it only had 1 gigabyte free so my question is can you format the drive without opening up setup.


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13 Aug 2010   #2
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Can you format it from within explorer? You should be able to right click the drive and pick format.
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13 Aug 2010   #3
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

I am not home at the moment but I will try it
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13 Aug 2010   #4
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Big problem Windows is reading only 7g gigs can anyone help?
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13 Aug 2010   #5
Little Darwin

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

Did the drive have a recovery partition? What does Disk Manager say?

That seems like about the right size for a recovery partition.
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14 Aug 2010   #6
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dogz View Post
Big problem Windows is reading only 7g gigs can anyone help?
To many "its" for me.

Help me out here. Precisely who, what, when, where.

I would make some suggestions but I'm confused.
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14 Aug 2010   #7
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Nevermind I got it.
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14 Aug 2010   #8
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

How did you you get it??
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14 Aug 2010   #9
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Disk managment.
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14 Aug 2010   #10
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Okay. I was hoping you could describe exactly what you did for other people that come along with the same problem.
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