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Proper Format for Extra Storage Drive

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by medallion, Oct 30, 2007.

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  1. medallion

    medallion Thread Starter

    Jun 28, 2001
    New at XP and about to install. After installation, when I
    add a 4.3 extra drive for storage, could or should I format
    with 98 diskette or use NTFS format or will either work ?

    If NTFS is the only way, will comuter with XP installed
    know what to do with 'no partition' drive??

  2. Dr. Chauncey

    Dr. Chauncey

    Oct 25, 2007
    The Disk Management Utility in XP can create partitions and format for you. FAT32 or NTFS.
  3. ozrom1e


    May 15, 2006
    First of all what is a 4.3 extra storage drive?

    Could you post the make and model of the drive and the capacity of the drive also?
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