Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-17-2005, 04:39 PM   #1
Daemon Poster
 
AmericanSensei's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,144
Default I have a stupid question

I'm sure some of you read my post a while back about reformatting my drive..Booting through CDROM, and then go through the XP Setup, Well thats been pissing me off.

So heres my stupid question, Can I Just put this Harddrive into another computer and Format it then.. The other comp is running ME as the OS though.

AmericanSensei
__________________

AmericanSensei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2005, 04:44 PM   #2
BSOD
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 2,734
Default Re: I have a stupid question

That would work, easy. Just hook up the hard drive as a slave in the other comp, and format. Done and done.
__________________

catalyst is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2005, 04:48 PM   #3
Daemon Poster
 
AmericanSensei's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,144
Default

Great! Thanks SF. I like to keep things simple.

AmericanSensei
AmericanSensei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2005, 05:03 PM   #4
BSOD
 
mr.monger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 1,386
Send a message via AIM to mr.monger Send a message via Yahoo to mr.monger
Default Re: I have a stupid question

ooooo use partition magic! it rox soooo much. if u dont have it thats fine but im tellin u it is just so very sexy.
mr.monger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2005, 09:21 AM   #5
Fully Optimized
 
technoman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 3,382
Default Re: I have a stupid question

make sure you install the correct drivers
__________________
~~~ tEcHnOmAn ~~~
technoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2005, 10:18 AM   #6
Daemon Poster
 
AmericanSensei's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,144
Default

Just an Update. I chose to go Wombats route of advice one more time, and what do you know, FLAWLESS format and reinstallation of everything.

Thanks alot guys.

AmericanSensei
AmericanSensei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2005, 12:41 PM   #7
Fully Optimized
 
technoman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 3,382
Default Re: I have a stupid question

Quote:
Originally Posted by AmericanSensei
Just an Update. I chose to go Wombats route of advice one more time, and what do you know, FLAWLESS format and reinstallation of everything.

Thanks alot guys.

AmericanSensei

ok glad you fixed your computer and thanks for letting us know
__________________
~~~ tEcHnOmAn ~~~
technoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2005, 12:49 PM   #8
BSOD
 
DarkBlade's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 3,355
Send a message via MSN to DarkBlade
Default Re: I have a stupid question

Indeeed! Being fixed is always good!
DarkBlade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2005, 08:23 PM   #9
Daemon Poster
 
AmericanSensei's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,144
Default

Ok So now my sounds dead. Any ideas? Tried to update the drivers but still nothing. Worked fine before the format.

When I go to the Control Panels Audio tab for Sound control all the options are "Shut down" if you will. All faded, and nothings changeable I guess you could say.

AmericanSensei
AmericanSensei is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2005, 08:29 PM   #10
Fully Optimized
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,690
Default Re: I have a stupid question

do you have a sound card or is it integrated to your mobo. In slaving the drive you may have loosened the sound card in the slot. turn your system off and remove it and reseat it firmly back in.
__________________

lurkswithin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:24 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0