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Old 12-28-2006, 09:39 AM   #1
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Is there a way to format a partition outside of Windows. I have tried to do it within Windows but nothing happens, it just says "Formatting" forever
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Download the drive manufacturer’s utilities
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You can also boot from an XP CD and use that to format and partition. BTW, if you are doing a full format on a large drive, it may take a while.
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