Reformat Hard Drive in Windows 7

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 : Build a custom Windows recovery disk

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...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 : Dual-boot Ubuntu 10.10 And Windows 7 Side By Side

Dual booting Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and Windows 7 is fairly easy. If you don't believe me, just read on! Get Windows 7 First thing's first! Ye can't install Windows 7 without an installation disk, can ya? So if your PC did not come with Windows 7 pre-installed, grab a ...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 : Reformate your computer acer hard drive

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to reformat an Acer computer hard drive. Begin by clicking on the "Empowering Technology" logo on the top of the screen and select Recovery Management. Then click on the Restore button and click on Restore system to factory default. En ...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 : Reformat a computer

This video tutorial belongs to the Computers & Programming category which is going to show you how to reformat a computer. For doing this you will need your computer and the operating system CD. Turn on the computer and load the CD. Then keep tapping f8. Your computer will now ...more

How To : Recover files on your PC after reformat

Sometimes data is lost on your hard drive by accidental deletion from recycle bin, or due to reformat or other reasons. In this video the instructor shows how to recover data even after a reformat. Contrary to popular belief that data is completely lost after a permanent delet ...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 : Re-partition your hard drive in Windows

In this video, we learn how to re-partition your hard drive in Windows. In the event you have a hard drive that you want to allocate differently, this will do it. First, go to the start menu and then right click over "my computer". When the new window opens, go to storage, dis ...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 : Partition a hard drive in Windows Vista

In this video, we learn how to partition a hard drive in Windows Vista. First, go to your desktop and run computer management. From here, go to disk management underneath the storage section. After this, right click on the D drive and then choose "shrink volume". Now you will ...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 : Defragment your hard drive for Windows Vista

This is a video tutorial in the Computers & Programming category where you are going to learn how to defragment your hard drive for Windows Vista. Running a disk defrag is a great way to improve your computer performance. Go to start > control panel > systems and maintenance. ...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 : Defragment the hard drive in Windows 7

De-fragmenting a hard drive improves the performance of a hard drive and it is recommended to de-fragment your hard drive from time to time as shown in this video. In Windows 7 you can use the Disk De-fragmentation tool. To do this go to the start menu and open the Control Pan ...more

How To : Partition a hard drive in Windows 7

Partitioning simply refers to the process of logically dividing the space on your Hard-disk into different drives. The methods shown in this video only apply to users of Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. The first step involves using an inbuilt Windows Program ca ...more

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 : Swap out your Windows laptop's 2.5" hard drive

Looking for a guide on how to update your laptop's internal 2.5" HDD? Look no further. This home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV will teach you everything you'll need to know to swap out your notebook computer's existing hard disk drive. For more information, includ ...more

How To : Navigate your hard drive on a Microsoft Windows Vista PC

In this clip, you'll learn how to explore a hard drive on a desktop of laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-computing how-to.

How To : Backup Windows Vista to an external hard drive

Learn how to backup Windows Vista to an external hard drive! 1. Click on start. Go to All Programs, select Accessories, then select System Tools. Open "Back-Up Status and Configuration". 2. Click on "Set up automatic file back-up". Be sure the top radio button is selected. Sel ...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 : 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 : 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 : End shutter lag, improve WiFi performance and more

Find which airlines Google is providing free Wi-Fi on this holiday season, fix shutter lag on digital cameras, wipe your hard drive for free, improve your Wi-Fi router performance, adjust your television and monitor for accuracy, choose the best 1080p projector, use a single s ...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 : Upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 with Cnet TV

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to upgrade a computer from Windows Vista to Windows 7. Users are able to do an in-place upgrade as long as both the Windows Vista and Windows 7 versions are the same. Users will need to export all their data, erase the hard drive and t ...more

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 : 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 : Access data from EXT4 Drives on Windows 7

Want to access your Linux partition on your hard drive using Windows 7? With a little program called Vmware Player. So, check out this video tutorial to see how to see all of your Linux files on Windows 7 from your hard drive. Step 1: Install Ubuntu on a Vmware Player Step 2 ...more

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