Closed How to format internal hard drive? Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital How To Format Storage Last response: February 7, 2012 7:17 AM in Storage Share nickazzo123 February 6, 2012 4:50:52 PM Hello, I just sold my western digital caviar blue 500gb and I want to know how to clear everything off of it using the same computer its in now? Any recommended programs? Thanks! More about : format internal hard drive | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Hawkeye22 Storage Expert February 6, 2012 5:41:12 PM Just install it in your computer as a secondary drive and use disk management to format it. If you are paranoid about your data, try darik's boot & nuke. http://www.dban.org/ | Report abuse nickazzo123 February 6, 2012 8:20:35 PM Hawkeye22 said:Just install it in your computer as a secondary drive and use disk management to format it. If you are paranoid about your data, try darik's boot & nuke. http://www.dban.org/ Tried that and it said it couldn't find the hard drive. | Report abuse Best solution CDdude55 February 6, 2012 9:14:09 PM You could always boot your Windows disc and delete the partition you want that way. | Report abuse nickazzo123 February 7, 2012 12:37:59 AM Best answer selected by nickazzo123. | Report abuse nikorr February 7, 2012 7:17:21 AM This topic has been closed by Nikorr | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>How to format internal hard drive?> Related ressources: ForumCan't format 3-TB internal / secondary hard drive ForumHow to recover erased partition on internal hard drive by mistake ForumIs it safe for me format my cloned internal boot drive ? ForumMy laptop has internal hard drive but it is considered as external drive ..then Forum2TB Internal Hard Drive ForumHow to format system hard drive with windows 7? ForumComputer can't find 3tb hard-drive , so can't format drive ForumExternal hard drive hitich wont open and wont format ForumSeagate internal Hard Drive Not Recognized. ForumHow to format write protected hard drive ForumHow to format a new hard drive ? ForumInternal hitachi 1TB hard drive won\'t initialize. ForumHow do you format a 4k/sector hard drive properly? ForumWhy wont my external hard drive format ? ForumNew internal hard drive ForumHow do I get Win 7 to recognize SATA internal hard drives? ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumSD won't Format Won't read won't mout ForumHard drive dead data ForumNew drive shows up as 'system reserved' at 82.6 gb More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !