12.11.24 PMHow to format a hard drive in windows 8 ?
If you want to format a hard drive in Windows 8, refer to the tutorial below.
Formatting a hard drive erases all the information in the disk.
It tests the disk to make sure all sectors are reliable, marks bad sectors and try to recover those; creates internal address tables that it
As it erases all the data so,it also removes all the corrupted files and viruses from that drive.
1.Open My Computer by pressing Windows + E .
2.Right click to the drive which you want to format and from the option select format .
3.It opens a dialogue box containing the name of the drive and some other relevant informations,
Select the Quick Format using NTFS(Default) file system and click START .
4.It shows a warning saying ” Formatting will erase ALL the data on the disk” .
5.It takes a while to complete the formatting process.
6. Click OK and again open My Computer icon.
Then format normally to remove forcefully those files and clean your hard drive in a prefect manner. If are in a hurry, then format quickly as it is not of much difference.