Can't format hard disk drive to ntfs

i was trying to format my hard disk but i started formatting in wrong format so i cancelled it but after that i have not been able to format it back to ntfs format. what should i do to use it again?
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  1. What make is the hard drive..wd, seagate?
    Hear are instructions for wd drives.
    http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1211/~/how-to-low-level-format-or-write-zeros-(full-erase)-to-a-wd-hard-drive-or-solid

    For seagate.
    http://knowledge.seagate.com/articles/en_US/FAQ/205971en

    Just follow the instructions and you should be able to fully wipe the drive...then just format as you wanted to..
    Hope this helps.
    JQ
  2. Seagate link no valid now. they changed there web site..........PLease help me so i can format my disk to NTFS.. in dos mode chkdsk it says its a Raw Partition.
    How to format an extended hard drive
    You may have up to 2 partitions: 1 for Windows XP and 1 for Data1. Open My Computer2. Right click the extended hard drive if the hard disk is full for Data (D:\)3. Click Format4. Keep the filesystem as NTFS, Click Format and wait5. Click OK if prompted6.... Read More
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