How to format a hard drive in Windows.
If the following wizard opens
Right click the windows icon in the lower left corner and go to Computer Management
Go to Disk Management
Right click the D drive or similar might have a different letter but probably D
Choose Format name the drive and hit OK
Choose - Name
File System - NTFS
Allocation of Unit - Default
Choose Quick Format - hit OK
For new disks not currently formatted for Windows you can use the Formatting Wizzard
Click on cancel. If the disk says Not Initialized then right click on the drive and initialize it by clicking on Initialize Disk. Click OK at the next menu to complete the process.
|The next step is to format. Right click the drive in the stripped area and click New Partition|
Click Next at the Convert Disk Wizard
7. Select the Primary partition and click Next
8. Specify Partition Size to the default which is the capacity of the drive and click Next
9. Assign a drive letter or choose the default then click Next 10.
Select Format the partition with the following settings