- It will clean the hard drive properly, removing unwanted files and folder that may pose a treat to your computer.
- It will permanently destroy stubborn virus that some anti-virus can’t detect or erase.
- It will drastically improve the Writing and reading of data from the drive.
- It will make your operating system to function the way it ought to function (With no error).
A little window will pop-up at once prompting you to make some changes; leave everything like that and just click “OK” (Except you want to change the name of your hard drive, you can change the current name to anything you like – just erase the current name and input the name you want.)
Immediately after clicking “OK”, a warning window will come up reminding you that this process will erase everything in the hard drive you’ve chosen to format; click “OK” and continue (I’m assuming all the data in the hard drive you’ve chosen to format is totally useless to you; if not, back up any important data you still want and click “OK”.).
After clicking “OK” – Windows Disk Management will begin to format your hard drive as shown below. It will take a few minutes to thoroughly format the hard drive – depending on how large the hard drive is.
Windows Disk Management has successfully formatted the hard drive as shown below. To be sure – go straight to your “MY COMPUTER” on your Windows 8 computer and check to see whether the hard drive is still stuffed with data.
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