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Best way to prepare HD for upgrade?

Discussion in 'Satellite TV, Sky TV & FreeSat' started by Wizzard, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. Wizzard

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    I have 2 drives in a PC, one of which I want to upgrade in an Amstrad V2 Box.

    What is the best preparation please? Normal format or write zeros all over it?

    I have a Samsung and a Hitachi Deskstar.
     
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    Best pay a visit to www.hummer.co.uk, comprehensive guide on HDD upgrade for SKY+ can be found there.

    ALI
     
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    No mention as to how to prepae the drive on that site....
     
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    On other forums, people speak about doing a low level format on the drives particularly if they have had problems or a previously used drive. I believe thats your write 0 options and takes a considerable time.
     

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