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How to wipe a hard drive then load different hardware

By niknak
Dec 31, 2011
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  1. ok i have a asus netbook and i took out the hard drive and replaced it with a dell hard drive now it thinks it a dell and a asus is there any way to wipe it then load only asus hardware????
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Buy a USB hard drive external enclosure matching either SATA or PATA drives and format the Dell drive on another computer. Then install the freshly formatted drive in the Netbook. How are you going to re-load the operating system?
     

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