How do I format my new hard drive with the TU3-SA?

  • For Windows 7/Vista, right click on Computer or My Computer and select Manage. When the Computer Management screen appears, click on Disk Management. Right click on the hard drive and click New Simple Volume. Follow the New Simple Volume wizard and then click Finish.
  • For Windows XP, go to Start "Settings > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management.  If the Initialize and Convert Disk Wizard appears, click Cancel. Right click the Unknown drive, click Initialize and then click OK. Right click on the unallocated region of the hard drive and select New Partition. Follow the New Partition Wizard instructions then click Finish. The hard drive will automatically start the formatting process.

Note: Make sure that the selected hard drive is not your C or D drive.  Also make sure that the selected hard drive is connected to the TU3-SA.

FAQ ID: 2442
Created: 5/10/2011
Modified: 5/10/2011
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