back-up question # 3 Tags: Microsoft Hard Drives Format Windows Last response: September 7, 2004 4:30 PM in Windows 2000/NT Share Anonymous September 7, 2004 2:47:42 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup_upgrade (More info?) Thanks Danny. Got it. Just one more question: what is meant by "format your hard drive"? More about : back question Anonymous September 7, 2004 4:30:52 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup_upgrade (More info?) On the simplest level format = erase. You can not format a drive/partition without erasing the files on that drive/partition. I am referring to high level formatting. See: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/hard-disk7.htm hth DDS W 2k MVP MCSE "Jeff (last time)" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > Thanks Danny. Got it. Just one more question: what is > meant by "format your hard drive"? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWindows Vista Backup question Forum SolvedWD passport backup question Forum SolvedHow to restore full system backup on Acer Aspire S3 with SSD Forum Solved2 SSD RAID + 3 1TB HD can you backup everything on 1 4TB external Hard Drive Forum SolvedHome backup and streaming server question Forum Solvedhow to transfer large video files to a seagate 3.5 tb backup and play on a samsung smart tv Forum NAS backup solution question Forum Solvedcan i use Seagate Backup Plus Desktop 3TB USB 3.0 External HDD ? Forum SolvedInstalling New SSD - Backup Question Forum SolvedOne more backup question..... Forum Solvedwhy is my new seagate backup plus 1TB usb3.0 @ read104mb, write33mb/s? Forum Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Backup Hard Drive Forum SolvedSeagate 3TB Backup Plus USB controller died Forum SolvedQuestion about backup data on a storage HDD Forum New Z87-pro build and most practical RAID/Backup question Forum Solved3rd Party Backup Programs - What if program is discontinued? Forum usb 3 external drive backup problems Forum SolvedBackup Question Forum Seagate backup plus HDD works on USB2 but doesn't work on USB3. Forum NTI Backup EZ questions Forum More resources !