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I have an etower 500 and want to format the hard drive but am having trouble i cant remember how

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The best way to format a hard drive is to completly wipe it first, a secure wipe is always the best thing to do before formating it.

Here is list of free disk wipes you can download and prepare on a bootable cd rom: http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Best/disk-erase-free.html

Then, you use your Operating System disk (of the operating system you are installing) format the drive for you using that bootable disk (the Windows cd)

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