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Old 5th July, 2005, 11:28 AM
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Originally Posted by noorman
When you want to install WindowsXP you don't need to do anything with that disk before the install ...

Just start installing XP, during the install it will ask where you want the installation to happen; then you have to create a partition (6-10GB) and then a format (best use NTFS).

When Windows is installed, go to Disk Management and create other partitions and format those. Here you can even Quick Format when you are in a hurry.
For Professional use this isn't a good idea (no checking of disk integrity) !

Ah, it sounds like he is not installing XP and simply wants the extra drive as storage.
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