Installing os on to a blank hard drive

By mavis1313
Jan 27, 2005
  1. I just got my 200gb hard drive but i cant remeber how I install windows 2000 pro onto a blank hard drive. Can i do it by making my 15 gb hard drive my master and go into the new one and install it from there. or should i make the 200gb the master and install it from dos? or is there some other way i can do it? The last time I installed an os onto a harddrive I did it on accident so I dont remeber.
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    using the ntfs file system you shouldn't have any trouble formatting/using the drive. fat32 is only going to use about 137gb or so (theoretical limit). just let windows 2000 pro find and format your drive, and when asked choose to use ntfs. you may need to create partitions or change your boot setitngs in bios to get to your windows 2000 boot disk.
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