Formatting TB HARDDRIVE Tags: Formatting Hard Drives Windows XP Last response: February 7, 2010 9:00 PM in Windows XP Share wpredwood February 7, 2010 4:09:14 AM HELLO, I am building a new computer and I just ordered two 1TB seagate HD's. I want to know if Windows XP Pro will format the drives on installation. I have never had a Hard drive of this size and I am wondering if I need to take special steps. Will More about : formatting harddrive saint19 February 7, 2010 9:00:13 PM Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum. XP only format the partition where you install the OS, but you can format the other partitions from the disk manager without problems. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Unable to converting my 1tb internal harddrive from RAW format to NTFS format. Forum new harddrive 3tb but only shows as 746.24gb when formatted and initialised Forum Can't boot windows 7 on a formatted 3tb harddrive. Please help.... Forum SolvedDoes deleting all partitions and formatting on windows 7mean you lose everything on the harddrive? Forum SolvedBest 1TB Harddrive Forum SolvedCannot locate my 1 TB Western digital Harddrive on my newly built pc Forum Solvedmy toshiba 1TB external harddrive suddenly stopped working. whenever i plug it into a computer there is the usual sound alert Forum SolvedSegate 3TB Expansion Hardrive Not Recognising Harddrive(Dropped) Forum SolvedToshiba 3TB not formatting and occasionally disappearing Forum Solved2TB Harddrive not picking up Forum Solved4tb WD4001FAEX drive for secondary storage formatting allows use of half of drive. Forum Solvedpower cord pulled while writing on seagate expansion 3tb harddrive Forum Problem with my Iomega 1TB external harddrive Forum Cannot get windows 7 restore on a 1 tb toshiba harddrive. Forum Solvedformatting a 4TB HDD Forum SolvedRe-Formatting Old 4TB Drive in new Windows 8 PC Forum Wd 2 tb Harddrive not showing up in Computer in File Explorer. Forum Problems formatting a 1tb HD that stopped working after a power outage....? Forum WD 1TB External Harddrive showing as 2TB but showing 1TB in Bios Forum Formatting ps3 harddrive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !