Clean format on 2nd drive without installing O/S

  Micky 494 20:06 29 Feb 08

I have a second hard drive (37Gb)which contains Windows NT and some other files. Neither the O/S or the data is important to me, I simply wish to erase everything on the drive and prepare it for use as additional storage capacity. My first hard drive contains Windows XP Pro (17Gb) which I intend to retain purely for the O/S and associated program files. What do I need to do to prepare the second drive? Thanks.

  Quiller. 20:10 29 Feb 08

If it already in the XP machine as a slave. Right click it in my computer and pick format.

If it is not in the XP machine, set the jumpers to slave and connect it up. Then do the above.

  Micky 494 12:25 09 Mar 08

Thanks BSOD. I'm sorted now.

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