Formatting D drive

Ok a friend of mine redid my hard drive and He said he partition 100 gigs of my hard drive for my hardware, and the other side (which is D drive) is for my downloads. The D drive isn't formatted yet so am I suppose to format so I can use because I don't want to screw anything up. I'm using windows 7 64bit if this helps.
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  1. Yes, you can format just the D drive without any issues, especially if there is nothing on it. If there is something on it, ensure that you back it up, as a format will completely wipe out all data.
  2. 1.Open Computer Management by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Security, clicking Administrative Tools, and then double-clicking Computer Management. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

    2.In the left pane, under Storage, click Disk Management.

    3.Right-click the volume that you want to format, and then click Format.

    4.To format the volume with the default settings, in the Format dialog box, click OK, and then click OK again.
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