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Formatting my usb HDD

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Prboz, May 2, 2005.

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  1. Prboz

    Prboz Thread Starter

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    Is it possible to format my usb HDD 2 1/4" Notebook drive without putting it in a notebook PC?

    Windows format does not seem to work.

    Thanks
     
  2. 4steve44

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    Yes you can hook it up the an XP machine and it will recognize it and you should be able to format it in disk management ;)
     
  3. JohnWill

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    No sweat at all, I use a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter and connect it to a desktop machine.
     
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