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: Forum3 rd Party Backup Programs - What if program is discontinued? ForumOne more backup question ..... ForumWill backup drive 3 .0 fit older laptop ForumBackup currently installed Windows 7 OS with 3 rd party software? ForumBackup file size Question ForumPower adapter input voltage of Seagate Backup Plus 3 TB STCA3000101?? ForumBackup files and pagefile question ForumQuestion about backup data on a storage HDD ForumComment on my backup plan (Acronis WD Edition or Win7 Backup ?) ForumAutomating Backup for non-tech user ForumHome network server- web, storage, backup , media ForumBattery Backup Question . ForumWas gonna use Acronis to backup stuff but.... ForumSoftware for Power Management of HDDs? Working with backup HDD ForumUpgrade FastTrack TX2000 on XP Pro for a Data Backup /Server ForumAsus Ez- Backup and generic RAID related question ForumBackup question ForumQuestion on disks used for backup ForumParallel and com ports not appearing in device manager ForumMulti Boot Licencing Question for MS Personnel More resources !