Does frequent partitioning and formatting spoil the Hard Disk?

Answer Nothing will happen to ur hard drive at all.I have formated my hard drive 9 times in last two years.(5 times installing xp to Xp and 4 times installing-formatting xp- VISTA.I have xp now, but no pr... Read More »

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500 gig sd+2 terabyte hard disk, how should i go about setting this up, formatting etc?

Use the 500 as your system drive. Format the 1TB, into 2 partitions. One to keep data on and the other to backup the System drive.

Does formatting a hard disk erase Windows XP register?

NO. Formatting does not erase anything but the directory of the partition. That is why an Undelete program can recover the formatted or deleted information. The information mis not lost till Window... Read More »

Partitioning hard disk with out loosing data in C drive(i.e, Os and other data) which has only one partition C?

I'm not entirely sure if home basic has the feature but if you go to Start, right click computer, manage then go to Disk Managment and right click on your C drive. It should show an option to "Shri... Read More »

I was formatting my hard drive through diskpart, and canceled the format, now disk doesn't show up. Help?

try using a partitionar like gparted thats a really simple one and has a nice GUI