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    How to format NTFS drive?


    I had some problem with the OS installed in my C: using NTFS. Now I have installed os in D: using NTFS and my other drives are FAT32.

    Now I want to format the NTFS C:. When I tried with OS installation in the C: it is not showing the drive.
    Please help me to format the C: and install win XP in C:
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    You can use the Disk Manager in windows.
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    What operating system you have installed?
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    I have a HFS (mac) formatted external Hard Drive.
    I need to wipe it clean and format it to NTFS.
    Anyone know where to start?
    When I right click on it in Disk Management I don't have the option to delete the HFS partition.
    Any suggestions would be appreciated

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    How to format NTFS drive ?


    Use Bootable operating system CD. Insert this CD then boot from CD. After this format your NTFS derive and change drive format according your need.
    Last edited by AdamPI; January 19th, 2011 at 11:23 AM.
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    http://download.cnet.com/1770-20_4-0...form%3DWindows.
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    Drive setting is done with the help of bootable CD. You need to insert bootable CD and reset the drive a NTFS file system.
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    Rightclick on the drive and now choose Format. In the file system drop down you'll see the NTFS format option with this option you can format your drive
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    Originally Posted by jameer
    I had some problem with the OS installed in my C: using NTFS. Now I have installed os in D: using NTFS and my other drives are FAT32.

    Now I want to format the NTFS C:. When I tried with OS installation in the C: it is not showing the drive.
    Please help me to format the C: and install win XP in C:
    If there is no any important data, then you must delete all the partitions using Windows xp boot-able disk...
    then you can make new partitions as many you required...then install operating system on C: and run your PC..
    And if you dont want to do so, you can use Hirens boo CD, boot your system using this CD, and select Any Partition utility to to delete , configure partition on your Hard Drive..


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    How to format NTFS drive?


    As you told that ,You have Windows XP installed on the C partition? Do you have critical data on the C partition as well? Do you have critical data on the other partitions? Do you want to have four partitions when you're done or only one? Is it your intent to remove Windows XP in the process of formating the C partition?
    you want to wipe the C partition and have absolutely no operating system and then restart from scratch, all you have to do is boot from your WinXP CD and during the installation process format the C partition. If you're wanting to format the C partition while leaving Windows XP on it, I'm not aware of any way of doing that. Formating=erasing everything on it.
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    How to format NTFS drive ?


    If you try to install operating system in fresh hard disk.You should create drives then install.Use OS bootable disk start installation process then after some time it gives you option for create drive then you select drive and format using NTFS system.You can easily format your drive using this process.
    Last edited by AdamPI; February 23rd, 2011 at 09:36 AM.
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    when I install a new system, format, install, and then we delete the empty folder System Volume Information. But how empty the System Volume Information folder in windows xp? are there any programs?

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