Though I am only 17 I wanted to ask if you or anyone would know of a site where I can learn the dos commands so I can format the drive to the NTFS File System.
Here are a couple things I found. The first may need a bootabe Floppy. The second looks interesting but you have to register at Tech Republic but it says it's free. Not sure what being 17 has to do with this, as far as I know formatting isn't like voting or drinking, i.e., you have to be of legal age.
Be aware that when you're using DOS everything must be precisely entered, spaces, slashes, or whatever. So if it doesn't work the first time, keep trying