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how do i initialize a secondary hd


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i have installed the drive, in disk mngmnt it says it is not initialized :tazz:
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If it is a new drive you must partition and format it before Windows can use it.
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I really appreciate your response, perhaps you could point me in the right direction to partition & format it. also does it matter which of my drives i use for the OS & critical apps, and use the other one for working and storage? thx for your help.
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thx for your help guys and gals! i have my secondary HD initialized and formatted as a single partition, now my ? is which drive should i use to hold my OS & critical apps, and which should i use as the working drive?
I have XP on the master drive along with a bunch of drivers and other stuff that i dont want, should i install the OS and my software on the new drive then erase the old one and copy everything over to it? Will i be able to install my copy of XP on the new drive considering the fact that i already installed it once?

any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!
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