Format Xp Hard Drive

How To : Format a Windows XP hard drive

First, insert a bootable XP cd in your hard drive. Then the setup will start. Press "enter" to setup XP and then press F8 to accept the agreement. After that, press "enter" to setup Windows XP on unpartitioned space. After this press "Format using the NTFS file system". Then a ...more

How To : Reformat your hard drive to install Windows XP

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to reformat your hard drive to install Windows XP. You will need a copy of window XP. Insert the CD in to your CD drive. Restart your computer and the command prompt will show. Press any key to boot from the win ...more

How To : Reformat a hard drive and reinstall Windows XP

This video shows how you can reformat your hard disk and reinstall Windows XP. WARNING: Do not attempt to do what is shown in this video unless you are comfortable with changing BIOS settings and installing Operating Systems. Also it is recommended that you have a backup of a ...more

How To : Format a hard drive in Mac OS X Leopard

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How To : Format a hard drive on a computer running Mac OS X

Want to know how to format a hard drive from within Mac OS X? This video tutorial will show you how it's done! It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For more information, includ ...more

How To : Format a hard drive with the Mac Disk Utility

Formatting a hard drive is not exactly an essential computer skill, but it certainly is if you're a technie who's looking to start building your own computers. Hard drive formatting involves erasing/formating a hard drive or USB flash drive to be compatible with different form ...more

How To : Format your hard drive in Windows 7

YOUTUBE At first, click start, Right click the "computer" option and choose "manage" which opens the "computer management" window. On the left explorer pane, click the storage option and then choose disk management which brings you a list of all available hard drives that you ...more

How To : Format a hard drive using Windows Vista

Formatting the hard drive on Windows Vista is easy. First click Start, then Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Computer Management. When that opens up, click Storage Disk Management. This will open a window showing all the computer's partitions. It isn't possible to format C ...more

How To : Completely format a hard drive

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to completely format a hard drive. Begin by downloading the Knoppix Live Boot CD. Then burn the newly download ISO onto a CD as a bootable disc. Use your BIOS to tell your computer to boot from the CD-ROM instead of the hard drive. Wit ...more

How To : Format an external hard drive for Mac OS X

The World Wide Geek demonstrates how to format an external hard drive for Mac OS X. External hard drives are usually formatted for windows. To change the format, you will need to use the disk utility option. Access the disk utility by going to finder and clicking on applicatio ...more

How To : Defragment or format a Mac hard drive

In this episode of Ask the Techoes, D.Lee and Brandon answer viewer questions on how to defrag a Mac hard drive, erasing an NTFS hard drive on Mac OS 10.4, how to uninstall programs and their related files on a Mac, questions with Parallels, and how to create a wireless USB hu ...more

How To : Clean up a hard drive in Windows XP

In this video Dave Andrews from Help Vids will show you how to clean up your hard drive in Windows XP. A way to do that is to delete the icons from the desktop that you don't use regularly. The files that you have just deleted are located in the Recycle Bin. To permanently del ...more

How To : Create a partition & format an external hard drive

This video teaches us to partition a hard drive. Open 'Disk Utility' and go to 'Seagate FreeAgent Media'. Go to 'Partitions' and select '2 partitions' in the 'Volume Scheme'. Click on 'Untitled 1' and put the name of the partition, its format as Mac OS Extended (journaled) and ...more

How To : Format/partition an external hard drive on a Mac

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to format/partition an external hard drive on a Mac. This is really very easy and simple to do and takes practically no time. Click on spotlight search and look for disk utility. That will bring up the list of h ...more

How To : Format a USB thumb drive to NTFS in Windows XP

How to format a USB thumb drive to NTFS in Windows XP Go to my computer, click to the USB flash drive properties, in that click on Hardware, click on SanDisk Cruzer USB device, and then to its properties, then click to policies, in that click on the optimize for performance b ...more

How To : Format a USB flash drive to NTFS from FAT32 in XP

In this how to video, you will learn how to format a USB flash drive to NTFS. First, plug in the USB drive to your computer. Right click on My Computer and select properties. From here, go to the hardware tab and select device manager. Next, click and expand disk drives and ri ...more

How To : Reformat a computer with Windows XP

In this video the tutor shows how to format a Windows XP PC by showing a live demonstration. First he shows how to hold down the delete button while computer starts so that you can get into the BIOS settings. Then in the BIOS he shows how to change the primary boot device from ...more

How To : Prepare for a clean isntallation of Windows XP

This video demonstrates how to reformat a hard drive and perform a clean installation of Windows XP operating system. The tutor first advises to make a back up of everything, including the drivers and my folders. He explains various methods by which one can take the backup of ...more

How To : Dual boot Windows 7 & save YouTube videos

Patrick Norton and Veronica Belmont from Tekzilla will show you how to dual boot Windows 7 and download videos from YouTube. The hosts show viewers how to dual boot Windows XP Pro32 bit and Windows 7 RC 1 64 bit. In the first step as always you will want to back up your hard d ...more

How To : Fix or Retrieve Data From A Bad Hard Drive

This is an intermediate guide on how to easily fix or retrieve data from a bad hard drive. What we're trying to do: 1. Fix a hard drive with a corruption problem (i.e., blue screen) or that is full of viruses to the point of being inoperable. 2. Retrieve data from a hard dr ...more

How To : Build a 3Ghz Core 2 Duo PC for under $450

When you buy a computer, you aren't just paying for the machine's constituent parts but the cost of putting all of those parts together. Building your own computer, then, can be a great way to save a little money for the technically savvy. And if you're not savvy, get savvy wi ...more

How To : Buy a digital video recorder, or a DVR

Digital video recorders, or DVRs are changing the way people watch TV. Check out this comparison of the top DVRs on the market. Whether you're working late, on vacation, or just out on the town, with today's digital video recording technology, there's no reason to miss your f ...more

How To : Make Windows XP run faster on Microsoft Windows

Are you tired of getting annoyed that your computer is running Windows XP too slowly for you? Increase your computer's speed by checking your disks for errors and defragmenting your hard drive, or updating your hardware to more advanced technology.

How To : Dual boot Ubuntu Linux using Wubi

This is a easier way to install Ubuntu with out having to partition your hard drive. Wubi (www.wubi-installer.org) allows you to boot into Ubuntu by saving a file to the boot folder in Windows Vista or Windows XP. You can always uninstall Ubuntu easily without any complication ...more

How To : Upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 with CNET

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 with CNET. You need to do these 3 things. 1st - run the Windows 7 upgrade advisor to know if your computer can handle any version of Windows 7. 2nd – check the Windows 7 c ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 2009 Mac Pro

First of all the tutor suggests that this tutorial is easy and you can complete it only fifteen minutes. However you need to use proper anti-static precautions when you are performing this upgrade. You have to ensure to discharge static electricity before beginning. You must a ...more

How To : Use NTFS

NTFS? What is it? It stands for New Technology File System, but what does that mean? Well, it's the standard system for filing in Windows NT, including all later versions, up to the current Windows 7, but Mac users can take advantage of this file system, too. If you’re confuse ...more

How To : Partition an external hard drive on Windows Vista

To format an external hard drive on Windows Vista, plug the hard drive in, then click on start menu, right click on "computer", and select "manage". Go to "storage" on the left hand menu and select "disk management". Right click on the letter of your external hard drive, and s ...more

How To : Convert .Cdr to .Iso Image on a Mac

For Mac users, a built-in program called disk utility can copy CD or DVD as an image in .cdr format and store them on your hard drive. Unfortunately, some programs like unetbootin require a disk image in .iso format. This tutorial shows how to convert the image from .cdr to ...more

How To : Make Your Laptop Theft Proof

The dreaded moment you hope never happens—someone has stolen your laptop. You could have private information, pictures, or even private information belonging to the company you work for, all lost forever. It can cause you pain, money, or even a job. There are paid services th ...more

How To : Scan an image in GetDataBack for NTFS

This video tutorial shows you how to scan an image in the Runtime GetDataBack software for NTFS. The image was made in the tutorial for RAID Reconstructor when recreating a RAID 0. Why do you need to scan an image? For data recovery that you recreated with RAID Reconstructor. ...more

How To : Recover a deleted file from NTFS drive on Ubuntu

For anyone who has accidentally deleted a file, follow the steps in this tutorial to learn how to recover the file on Ubuntu. Learn what commands to type to run a search that will allow you to undelete a deleted file. This tutorial shows you letter by letter what command to ty ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 13" MacBook Pro.

In order to install a new hard drive in your MacBook Pro, you will need to save everything on Time Machine. You will need to be in a static free environment, a hard drive, and small screwdriver. After you have backup everything on Time Machine, turn your laptop over and unscr ...more

How To : Install Windows XP from a usb flash disk drive

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to install Windows XP from a USB flash disk drive. First download USB multiboot from 911cd. Insert the XP disk and plug in the USB flash disk into your PC. Format the USB flash disk. For thi ...more

How To : Install Ubuntu Linux in 5 minutes

A Tutorial: Ubuntu Linux is a completely free open-source operating system that has many useful features and abilities, and this guide will show you how to try this new OS without harming your Windows system, and it only takes five minutes to learn! This guide will show you ho ...more

How To : Map a network drive in Windows XP

In this video the instructor shows how to map a network drive in Microsoft Windows XP. Network drive is similar to the disk drive that is present on your computer like C drive, D drive but instead of pointing to a hard disk on your computer it points to a server that has enabl ...more

How To : Navigate files and folders in Windows XP

In this video you will learn from Dave Andrews how to organize and navigate through the files and folders in Windows XP. Every computer has files and folders with stored data. The folders may contain other folders and they are stored on the Hard Drive. To access the Hard Drive ...more

How To : Erase your hard drive from the Mac OS X terminal

Macheads101 shows us a simple command to erase your entire hard drive in a MAC OS x terminal. You can either log in as administrator and simply type "rm -rf /" to format or you can just type "Sudo rm -rf /" to start. If you don't log in as administrator, then it'll ask you for ...more

How To : Use the Wubi installer for Ubuntu

This video describes basics about using Wubi installer for Ubuntu in Windows operating system.Wubi installer is usually used for Ubuntu family distribution installations.You can download Wubi installer from the Internet and then it will install all desired distribution automat ...more

How To : Recover your Windows password and wipe hard disk

A tutorial on how to "break in" to your Windows machine after you have lost the password. This works in Windows NT, 2000, and XP machines without an encrypted file system. I then show you how to wipe a hard disk to assure no one can gain access to your data once the drive is s ...more

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