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can I use my stock hdd for a new build?

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Last response: in Storage
March 31, 2014 8:15:28 PM

Hi I'm on a budget and I was wondering if I could use my stock hp pavilion p7 1234 hdd. Also I was wondering if I could can I erase everything and reinstall windows justlike a fresh start. And I possible how would I clear the hdd

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a c 118 G Storage
March 31, 2014 8:19:02 PM

Yes. You can reformat the drive during the Windows installation process.

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a c 155 G Storage
March 31, 2014 8:20:50 PM

Yes you can use any HDD for your new build. If you are pulling out an HDD from an existing computer then format it NTFS and use it.

Don't forget to make regular and frequent backups onto an external disk.