WD 160gb external harddrive format question

Discussion in 'hardware' started by wutsup, May 27, 2010.

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  1. wutsup

    wutsup Registered Member

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    hey wilders,

    i have a western digital 160gb external HD that i would like to reformat to complete delete everything

    but only quick format works and regualr format does not work. how do i make it so regular format works?
     
  2. wutsup

    wutsup Registered Member

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    nvm its working now but is it suppose to take a long time? its going really slow
     
  3. estra

    estra Registered Member

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    Yes, regular format is quite slow, this is normal behavior.
     
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