Prepare Drive for OS Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: August 15, 2001 5:02 PM in Storage Share aster August 15, 2001 2:36:21 PM I just ordered a bare Hard Drive (60GB IBM 60GXP) from Newegg.com. Do I need to get any software to prepare the drive for installation of Win2k? My past hard drives always came with a disk to format the drive. More about : prepare drive Lars_Coleman August 15, 2001 3:35:21 PM You should be able to boot directly to the Windows 2000 CD and setup/install from there. That's providing that your system supports the full capacity of the hard drive ... <font color=red>"Can you deal with that!"</font color=red> Lars_Coleman August 15, 2001 3:35:21 PM Hope that helps! <font color=red>"Can you deal with that!"</font color=red> Related resources What would have to be done to prepare the hard drive for a triple boot using a A - Forum Monitor flickering.. prepare for a crash? - Forum How to prepare SSD for Win7 Re-install - Forum A budget upgrade to prepare for WoW - Cataclysm - Forum Just ordered--how do I prepare ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer upec August 15, 2001 4:01:46 PM I agree. That what I did with my hard drive. I boot directly from WIN2k cd and use the utility provide by the CD to partition and format my hard drive. aster August 15, 2001 5:02:49 PM Great. Thanks for the help. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow do I prepare to upgrade mobo and CPU ForumHow to my prepare my $$ PC for my daughter ForumWithout an optical drive how do you load the OS in the new iMacs? ForumOS installed on wrong drive . ForumThis year's upgrade prepare for Crossfire X or 9800 GTX ? ForumHow to copy OS drive and make it boot. ForumMy new rig... Prepare to be PWNED!!!! ForumPrepping a used Hard Drive for OS installation ForumOS and Changing Hard Drive Help ForumSSD swap for Avatar 145A2 Ultrabook? ForumMaxtor VL40 UDMA drive slow??? Forumdvd drive - udma66? Forumdoes a quiet hard drive exist? ForumFaulty Hard Drive?? help ForumFailed Drive in RAID 0 More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !