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How to re-format my Maxtor drive? My OS is Windows XP - SP2

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    Emelio Navaja May 11, 2010

    You just reformat the connected drive or install as new OS on it?

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Please do the solution 1 and 2, thats helps much!

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Ig have 3 ways.

1. Pop the drive in another PC and manually delete the files or right click the drive and click "format.."

2. Boot up PC with CD-ROM as first device, when it gets to format, click format with NTFS file system, full scan, and when it hits %100, unplug the PC, and then you have a formatted drive.

3. Bring the PC to a local shop and have them format the drive for you.

Posted on Jun 05, 2008

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Boot to the XP CD, during the XP Setup, you'll have the option to reformat the drive, and the choices of NTFS or FAT32 File system

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