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)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com... > 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 3 rd Party Backup Programs - What if program is discontinued? Forum One more backup question ..... Forum Will backup drive 3 .0 fit older laptop Forum Backup currently installed Windows 7 OS with 3 rd party software? Forum Backup file size Question Forum Power adapter input voltage of Seagate Backup Plus 3 TB STCA3000101?? Forum Backup files and pagefile question Forum Question about backup data on a storage HDD Forum Comment on my backup plan (Acronis WD Edition or Win7 Backup ?) Forum Automating Backup for non-tech user Forum Home network server- web, storage, backup , media Forum Battery Backup Question . Forum Was gonna use Acronis to backup stuff but.... Forum Software for Power Management of HDDs? Working with backup HDD Forum Upgrade FastTrack TX2000 on XP Pro for a Data Backup /Server Forum Asus Ez- Backup and generic RAID related question Forum Backup question Forum Question on disks used for backup Forum Parallel and com ports not appearing in device manager Forum Multi Boot Licencing Question for MS Personnel Forum More resources !