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I have question.
I have two gard drives ....my master and slave ... My master Has xp os.
I want to reformat my slave (which carrys an 98os, which also i DON'T have a disk for)
SO i want to know if its passible to reformat my slave and still use it or does it need an os on it ?

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Edited by ScarletThirst, 13 July 2005 - 11:25 PM.

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No, it doesn't need an OS for the XP operating system to access it. If you use the XP to format it, it will have the NTFS (New Technology File System) format. If you use the 98 OS to format it , it will have the FAT32 (File Allottment Table, 32 bit) format. The XP can use either one.
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