Reformat HDD

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by hecdi, Feb 13, 2003.

  1. hecdi

    hecdi Guest

    My mobo went down and the vendor replaced it with the same model. Do you need to reformat the HDD or just put it together and let it ride?

    ABIT KD7-RAID
     
  2. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    You'll find out soon enough. Hope you sort it out. :)
     
  3. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Just plug it in. :) Hopefully the hdd won't even notice the difference.
     
  4. hecdi

    hecdi Guest

    I plug it in and have one slide problem; the IDEE2 (CD ROM) did showed up in the bios with a gargle of letters but not showed up in Windows. I'd change the cable but no luck. After pushing in and opening and closing the cd roms it finally came back to life.

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  5. hecdi

    hecdi Guest

    Well, I had to format the HDD :(
     
  6. Nick M

    Nick M Moderator

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    I find a new mobo/CPU, either one requires a nice clean install to work properly with.
     
  7. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Normally that is all true Nick, but this was the same kind of board. Odd. :confused:

    Maybe that unique mumbo jumbo number XP makes out of the hardware and the new mobo had a new serial number...?