Solved how to wipe secondary hard drive? Tags: SSD Storage HD Hard Drives Last response: February 9, 2014 6:17 AM in Storage Share tools11 February 9, 2014 5:24:44 AM I just upgraded to an SSD but i want to use my old hard drive for unimportant data. My old HD has windows 7 on it and my new HD has windows 8.1. What is the best way without downloading programs to help me with the task? More about : wipe secondary hard drive Reply to tools11 kattygaz0423 February 9, 2014 5:30:11 AM right click on your old hd and select format, the disk format must be ntfs so you can use it for internal storage and rename the volume name you desired Reply to kattygaz0423 m 0 l tools11 February 9, 2014 6:00:49 AM sorry im not by my pc right now nor am i super computer savy. but ntfs? not sure what that means Reply to tools11 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution kattygaz0423 February 9, 2014 6:17:10 AM since ntfs is a standard format for partitions used in windows and it has a greater performance than fat, but don't worry, ntfs is set as default when formatting a hard drive. Reply to kattygaz0423 Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources How do I wipe data from an original hard drive to make it a secondary drive? Forum SolvedOS Not being found after secondary hard drive wipe Forum SolvedWiping hard drive to use as secondary for new ssd Forum SolvedHow to wipe hard drive Forum Solvedhow to wipe a hard drive on a computer with multiple drives. Forum SolvedHow to wipe hard drive? (different) Forum SolvedHow to comletely wipe a hard drive in Windows 8/8.1 Forum SolvedHow do I wipe my hard drive and get my OS back through a product key? Forum SolvedHow to wipe a hard drive Forum Solvedusing old hard drive for new computer, how to wipe the hard drive? Forum Solvedhow do i wipe the hard drive clean on a dell inspirion 5100 Forum SolvedHow can I use my secondary Hard Drive as the default target for my downloaded files? Forum How to reformat back to Windows 8.1 without disk after complete hard drive wipe out Forum SolvedHow to wipe hard drive (new computer) Forum How do I wipe my hard drive clean and how do I install windows 7? Forum SolvedHow can I put the OS from my current hard drive to a secondary for use in another PC? Forum SolvedHow to wipe an external hard drive with an OS on it? Forum SolvedHow to completely wipe a hard drive as if it was brand new. Forum SolvedHow to completely wipe a hard drive Forum SolvedHow to wipe hard drive and recover from partition ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !