How can i make a cd to initialize and format a new hard drive? Tags: Hard Drives CD-Rom Format Storage wreinke67 July 29, 2012 6:53:35 PM Hello, When I try to initialize the HDD from disk manager I get an error device not ready. The error message is in a virtual drive box. I am trying to mdo this with an external USB to SATA cabe More about : make initialize format hard drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>How can i make a cd to initialize and format a new hard drive?> Related ressources: ForumHard Disk Won't Initialize ForumComputer can't find 3tb hard-drive , so can't format drive ForumI can see my external hard drive in device manager, but not able to initialize i ForumCan't format 3-TB internal / secondary hard drive ForumHow to initialize a hard drive without formatting!? ForumTrying to install vista on new hard drive will not let me format or make partiti ForumUnable to Initialize HDD ForumDo my data erase if I initialize my hard drive ForumHow do i make a bootable cd for latitude d600 ForumCan't boot how can I format a hard drive ForumNo drivers from mobo cd for hard drive ForumHow to make a bootable USB drive or reformat/partition and install XP ForumHow to full format my laptop hard drive windows 7 without bootable disk ForumHow to format a new ssd Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumUsing old Hard Drive with new desktop? ForumCan toshiba c650d take 500gb hard drive ForumSONY LAPTOP HAS DUAL HARD DRIVES DO THEY HAVE TO BE THE SAME SIZE? ForumSATA drive causes Blue screen after a while ForumLooking for information on connecting old ESDI Drive to IDE More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !