Formatting a hard drive. Tags: New Build Formatting Hard Drives Systems Last response: August 29, 2010 8:00 PM in Systems Share Anonymous August 29, 2010 7:48:49 PM Hello, I have replaced my harddrive but now it won't load the operating system it appears it does not recognice the harddrive from what I have been told and that it needs to be formatted????? More about : formatting hard drive Pyroflea August 29, 2010 8:00:19 PM Did you install the OS on the new hard drive? If not, you'll need to find the installation disk, and run that. There will be a wizard that will walk you through the formatting and OS installation process. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFormatting old, second hard drive Forum SolvedReturn to factory settings / Formatting hard drive Forum SolvedManually formatting a hard drive. Forum Solvedformatting a hard drive Forum Solvedopen an external hard drive without formatting Forum SolvedFormatting hard drive Forum SolvedQuestion about formatting a hard drive Forum SolvedFormatting hard drive for resuse Forum SolvedRecover files on external hard drive without formatting Forum SolvedDoes formatting a hard drive ease data permanently? Forum SolvedFormatting hard drive Forum SolvedQuestion about formatting a hard drive. Forum SolvedBios/windows not detecting my hard drive after formatting Forum SolvedHard Drive Issues. Files hidden and Formatting not working. Forum SolvedWD Hard drive formatting/recovery Forum Formatting a used hard drive Forum SolvedFormatting my hard drive. Forum Will I need to re-install games on a secondary hard drive after formatting the OS drive? Forum SolvedHow would I go about formatting the hard drive running windows? Forum Hard drive formatting (lower capacity) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !