Closed [Solved] Will formatting a disk erase it Tags: Acer Floppy Disk Formatting Laptops Last response: February 23, 2013 5:08 PM in Laptop Tech Support Share dschriefer January 21, 2013 6:43:59 PM I just bought a USB Floppy Disk drive. I put the disk in and now it is telling me that I need to formatt the disk. Will this erase all that is on the disk? Thanks Dawn More about : solved formatting disk erase Best solution danny2000 a b D Laptop January 21, 2013 6:51:15 PM yes. If it is an old floppy disk, it is probably damaged. Share Brett928S2 a c 249 D Laptop February 23, 2013 5:08:45 PM Best answer selected by Brett928S2. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Brett928S2 a c 249 D Laptop February 23, 2013 5:08:58 PM Hi CLOSING due to age... but please start another thread if you are still having problems , which I will answer promptly... All the best Brett Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill formatting a disk erase it Forum My passport WD usb WARNING: Formatting will erase ALL data on this disk Forum Erasing or formatting an encrypted disk. Forum Windows was unable to complete the format hard disk xp solved Forum Windows was unable to complete the format hard disk xp solved Forum Solvedwhats the best way to make a disk to erase an ssd Forum SolvedHow to erase a disk completly Forum SolvedMy laptop died during a secure erase and now I have no free disk space. Forum SolvedHow to solve windows cannot compelet format disk Forum Will formatting a harrdrive with saved data erase it? Forum Erased NTFS formatted drive by mistake with Apple Disk Utility Forum SolvedHi, anyone can help me to get the data in my external hard disk without formatting? Forum USB Drive not formatting, allowed to erase, move, or anything.... Forum Formatting an SSD? Secure Erase? Quick Format? Forum SolvedSSD - Secure Erase or Quick Format Forum Does formatting an external drive erase files Forum I have external drive with data on it. It needs to be formatted to work on my computer. If I formatted it will it erase the da Forum does new simple volume erase all data on the hard disk? Forum SolvedAbout formatting a hard disk Forum Why formatting dvd+r doesn't fully erase Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !