Email Required, but never shown. Join Date Aug Posts 1, Tried Gparted as suggested; but the program appears to write to a cd or dvd. There are also instructions on how to burn an iso: Thnaks loads for all the kind help. Copy any valuable files to your computer’s hard drive before you delete the data on the Hitachi LifeStudio.

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All times are GMT Ultimate Boot CD 5 Guide. Sign up using Facebook. PC sees this drive as CD drive. Sign up using Email and Password. You can use diskpart command line tool to erase partition table. Jim Crump 1 1. References 2 Microsoft Windows: Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Join Date Aug Posts 1, Tried Gparted as suggested; but the program appears to write to a cd or dvd.

Now type list partition and make sure it looks like the disk you wish to nuke. Join Date Aug Posts 1, Sorry for the confusion, didn’t get much sleep last night.


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Or Gparted is another excellent one: I need to re-format a usb drive. I must be doing something wrong, but when I download Gparted, I receive a file titled, “gparted-live. Creating a system recovery disk can help you restore Windows from a serious errors.

Type the command list disk and press Enterit will list all available disks along with their indices. Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. It should ask you to initialize the drive. The time now is Double-click the “Computer Management” icon.

When I click on: If you’re sure it’s the correct one, type clean and confirm with Enter. First try the format and diskpart tools via command line; they often allow more than the GUIs. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Click the “System and Security” icon and click the “Administrative Tools” option that appears.

How to Delete Hitachi LifeStudio

How can I proceed? Windows includes a disk management utility to assist you in controlling the data on both internal and external storage drives. Gotta just love Virtualdr!!!


My Win XP machine treats the drive as a cd rom. Can it be re-formatted to ntfs? I’ve attached to jpegs to help clarify this issue. SuperSparks, ok I have a bit better understanding.

Guess I wasn’t thinking clearly. Be careful not to select some other disk. Replaced with new Windows 10 pc. GParted itself provides an.