Formating HDD Tags: Hard Drives Toshiba Partition Macintosh Storage Last response: October 2, 2011 9:40 PM in Storage Share momo1 September 29, 2011 9:28:36 PM Hello, i used my portable toshiba external HD on windows than with mac it frooz than used magic partition to recover the data but than i cannot formate it to reuse it? how can i formate it? More about : formating hdd PhilFrisbie a b G Storage September 29, 2011 10:42:08 PM How are you formatting it and what error are you getting? m 0 l HugoStiglitz a b G Storage September 29, 2011 11:01:12 PM you need to use disk utility in system preferences. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer momo1 October 2, 2011 9:40:26 PM PhilFrisbie said:How are you formatting it and what error are you getting? on the mac it can read only but no formatting option, while on windows vista you can see it in safely remove hardware but in my computer nothing showing at all. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCan I just transfer old storage HDD to new computer as same storage HDD without formating? Forum SolvedHDD formating tool after files went RAW Forum Solvedformating a used hdd Forum Solvedproblem with hdd and ssd/formating system restore Forum Solvedformating an hdd Forum SolvedNeed some help with formating a old hdd Forum Seagate External Hdd suddenly needs formating Forum My 2nd hard drive needs formating but has windows folder in it (not my os, my mates old HDD) Forum SolvedFormating new HDD before installing WinXP on new build? Forum new 3TB hdd - Formating and window installation Forum Can formating my HDD remove this problem? Forum Formating internal HDD using USB Forum Formating 2 320gb HDD's in RAID0 Forum Formating new hdd for new build Forum How do I add a new HDD without formating the other older HDD? Forum Help with partitioning/formating 2nd HDD Forum Formating of entire HDD? Forum win xp not formating hdd Forum Formating HDD and reinstalling XP Forum Formating a new HDD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !