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Uninstall windows 7 from second hard drive


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VKTR

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Hi, i want to delete Win7 from a HDD, i already asked someone if i had to do something special, he said that just deleting the windows folder.
Now my question is, can it be done with other programs i don't want in this HD? like WMP or IE

This is a laptop HD and i installed it in my desktop PC for storage, i already have a lot of info i don't want to lose in it.

I appreciate any help.
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Hello VKTR.... Welcome to
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I'm a little confused about what you are asking. Is there files on the drive you want to save?
If so what kind of files are they?
You can backup those files to a cd or flash drive and then format the drive completely. Then copy all the saved files back to the drive. Programs will not work on the old hard drive because they need to be installed on the system you are using the drive in as a storage drive.
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well, i can back up the info, is music, photos, and stuff like that.
i made the question because i though it would be easier to delete windows from de HD, but now i have checked all the folders in it, and i think i can format the drive.
Now, what's the best way to format it? just using L-click,format? or is there a better way?
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Once you have everything backed up you want to save then just go to My Computer and Right Click on the drive you want to format. There you will find the format command. :thumbsup:
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Well, it is being formatted now, i just must wait.

Thank you very much :happy:
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Please let me know if it works out when you are done. You should be able to put something on the drive then without a problem. If it works then we can say this issue has then been resolved. :thumbsup:
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well, it officially, it worked xD
it finished formatting a while ago and i have moved the files back to the drive, and there was no problem.

Again, thank you :D
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Congratulations. :rockon: for a successful resolution for your issue.

I'm glad we could help and please let us know how everything works out for you.
If there is anything else we can do to help please feel free to ask. I appreciate that you allowed us to assist you with your issue and for your patience.
Thank you for choosing GeeksToGo for help. :thumbsup: :ph34r:
This issue now appears to be resolved.


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