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Will reformatting delete information on a secondary drive?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by TeamMM3, Jan 17, 2013.

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  1. TeamMM3

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    I am having issues with my computer and am planning on reformatting. I have a terabite hard drive which I moved everything to and a half terrabite hard drive which has Windows 7 and all that on it. If I reformat will it remove everything from all the hard drives or just the one I choose to install Windows 7 on?
     
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    When you format a partition (which could be an entire drive) only that partition is formatted. Of course, it's possible to make a mistake and format an unintended partition.
     
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    Only that selected partition would be affected.
     
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