[/b]Actually i don't even know what RAW is. I bought a new external HD and from winXP professional tried formating to NTFS format. it starts than at the end gives me an error saying that format not complete. When i tried formating from MS-DOS i get the error message saying that i can't format to NTFS with a system RAW. What do i do? Thanks for any help! -Lost in Cyberspace
my drive is recognized and has a drive letter assigned and is operable. What i don't find for this drive is the option to particion. I can format, eliminate, change drive letter, etc... The disk manager displays it as operable with a FAT32 format. should i format and after it gives me the format error try and particion?