Question about Maxtor OneTouch III Mini Edition 120GB External USB 2.0 Portable 120 GB IDE Hard Drive

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Erasing a maxtor III mini 80d drive

What i desire to do is erase this drives contents and restore it to it's condition out of the box.

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Hello Sundotcor, 
If you want to erase all the information inside your Hard Drive, 
1.connect your drive to your computer on start on My Pc
4. right click on your Hard Drive
5. click on format

Good luck, 

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Plug it in

then right click on my computer
select manage

on the left side select disk management
locate your usb drive and the partitions on it

right click on them and select delete.

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  • Ekse May 31, 2008

    actually instead of deleteing the partitions you can right click and format, this will empty the drive.

  • Ekse May 31, 2008

    Follow these instructions

  • Ekse May 31, 2008

    The image didn't come out correctly.

    The volume label can be left blank.

    Filesystem, select ntfs in your case.

    Select perform a quick format

    and click ok.



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