Solved Wiping hard drive to use as secondary for new ssd Tags: SSD Storage Hard Drives Last response: April 25, 2014 3:42 PM in Storage Share Quasty April 25, 2014 3:33:08 PM Hi there Im getting myself an ssd today and wanted to completely wipe my old hdd (where everything is currently installed) it use as a secondary drive for the ssd. How do I do this and when do I do this (before or after setting up my new ssd)??? More about : wiping hard drive secondary ssd Reply to Quasty Best solution ThatVietGuy a b G Storage April 25, 2014 3:39:20 PM Install Windows to the SSD first. Plug in the old HDD, turn on the computer, go to My Computer, right click the HDD, and select format. Reply to ThatVietGuy Share SchizTech a b G Storage April 25, 2014 3:40:36 PM You can unplug the HDD, install the SSD and install Windows on it and re-attach the HDD after that's done. Then format the HDD. If there's any data on the HDD you do want to keep back it up first. Reply to SchizTech m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Quasty April 25, 2014 3:42:18 PM Thank you soo much guys Reply to Quasty m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Upgrading to a new SSD, installing the OS by USB and wiping the old hard drives. Forum New SSD and Hard Drive Secondary Disk Issues Forum SolvedUsing old hard drive as a secondary in new computer? Forum New OS SSD, trouble with secondary hard drives Forum Solvedhow to wipe secondary hard drive? Forum SolvedBuilding new PC want to wipe Hard drive and add windows 8 to SSD Forum SolvedSSD secondary hard drive install help Forum SolvedHow can I put the OS from my current hard drive to a secondary for use in another PC? Forum SolvedSystem drive of SSD 120 GB and hard disk as secondary storage Forum SolvedNew Secondary Hard Drive Recs. Forum Have just added SSD drive to as boot driver on an Alienware X51, how do I properly configure a secondary hard drive (HDD)? Forum SolvedCan you use a secondary hard drive to boot a different OS on the same computer? Forum SolvedHow to use a Secondary hard drive? Forum Solvedusing old hard drive for new computer, how to wipe the hard drive? Forum How can I use my secondary Hard Drive as the default target for my downloaded files? Forum How do I wipe data from an original hard drive to make it a secondary drive? Forum How do i full wipe a hard drive to use on a new pc? Forum Trying to make secondary hard drive the main cache for all other downloads while SSD is master question. Forum System drive of SSD 120 GB and hard disk as secondary storage Forum Hello I plan on getting a 120gb ssd for my boot drive and get a secondary hard drive for other stuff can i install steam with Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !