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How do I format my hard drives?

By jackwagon
Feb 14, 2011
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  1. I had two 1TB Seagate hd's set up in RAID 0 config. I updated the BIOS on my motherboard and naturally in reset my RAID controller. Since then I have put in a Seagate 2TB XT drive and taken out the other two drives.
    Whenever I plug my two original RAID 0 drives into my system it only shows the drives having approximately 100MB of space on each.
    I can go to the format function but even if I don't do a quick format it only takes 2 to 5 seconds to format the drives.
    I "really" want to format the whole 1TB drive. How do I do this?
     
  2. ComputerGuy55

    ComputerGuy55 TS Maniac Posts: 530

    I'm not too familiar with RAID setups, so you might want to wait for another member of the site to respond to this,

    Go to Start > right click on My Computer go to Manage. From here, on the left side select Disk Management In here should list the drives and all the partitions on the drives. Are you able to screenshot and attach it to your next reply?

    Post back with what you find.
     


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