How do I prep my hard drive? Tags: New Build Western Digital Hard Drives Systems Last response: February 13, 2010 5:58 PM in Systems Share mirzai_m February 13, 2010 5:24:39 PM Finished my build, going to install Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit on a WD 1TB Black Caviar. What do I do to prep my drive? Do I partition it? How do I do that on a new build with no OS on it? What purpose does it serve? Do I install any utilities that...do...stuff? Help! Thanks! More about : prep hard drive Silvune February 13, 2010 5:58:13 PM The Windows 7 installation process will allow you to format the drive before actually installing the OS. The whole process is pretty simple. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to " prep " hard drives? Forum Do you have to " prep " a OEM Hard drive to install? Forum Build prep and setup Forum Windows xp home sp2 reinstall hangs after install prep Forum Budget Laptop for Document Prep , Research and Entertain. Forum New E6600 system..... any OC prep comments? Forum Prepping a used Hard Drive for OS installation Forum Hard Drive Question Forum Transfer prep : XP to Win7 Forum How to transfer files to my new drive ? Forum BIOS not detecting hard drive Forum BIOS not recognising SATA Hard Disk Drive Forum Have old tower with Celeron. Need Hard Drive IDE Forum Adding a second sata hard drive to a dell optiplex 760 Forum Sata and ide hard drives are in same pc Forum Please review new day trading system with 6 monitors Forum How to configure ASUS P6T Deluve v2 with SSD + SATA RAID? Forum [Solved] How can 5 fibre channel HDD be connected to Gigabyte X38 motherboard? Forum [Solved] How is my Mouse/Keyboard? Best Case? Forum Black screen and Opcial drive issues! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !