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formatting hard drive

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by sushi_joe, Aug 24, 2011.

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  1. sushi_joe

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    now that all my issues are fixed, i have installed my old drive and was able to remove the pictures and files i needed, now i'd like to clean it up to ensure it is free of virus etc, is there anything special to do in order to format it? or just use fdisk?
     
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    I used fdisk, or windows disk management, and formatted it, then i was informed i didnt get all the info off, so am now looking to recover.....sometimes i just need to slow down.
     
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    I got recuva out of an earlier post on here, and am running it now, will update tommorow ...

    thank you everyone for the help,
     
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