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Old 06-21-2008, 11:32 PM   #1
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i just bought a wd external hard drive. its 250gb.

it has some stuff preloaded on it, can i format it and just use it for drag and drop and not use their stuff they put on it?
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Old 06-21-2008, 11:38 PM   #2
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Yup, I'm sure you can. They just loaded it with a program to give it a user interface and stuff.
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Old 06-22-2008, 01:24 AM   #3
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makin sure :]
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Old 06-22-2008, 10:46 AM   #4
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Yeah, just format it, you'll be fine. What is preloaded on it btw? Could be some backup software or something that could be useful to you.
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Old 06-22-2008, 01:07 PM   #5
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i already formatted it, it was fat partitioned, and i could have just converted it, but i was like what the heck, i will just format it...

so it is now ntfs... thanks guys
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yeah some of the backup software on these things is rubbish... I always go ahead and format mine...
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