I used this Hitachi ext drive for backup. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Partition Magic is pretty old. My Win XP machine treats the drive as a cd rom. Disk Mgmt in Windows does not give option to format or delete partition. Results 1 to 15 of 15 Thread:
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Universal Disk Format http: I believe that Win XP also can write to UDF, but hotachi disc was corrupted when an attempt to re-partition the drive was made using Partition magic. Warning Some files will still be recoverable after the format. Here are example results from my laptop:.
Tried Gparted as suggested; but the program appears to write to a cd or dvd. Jim Crump 1 1. If you’re sure it’s the correct one, type clean and confirm with Enter. I used this Hitachi ext drive for backup.
How to Delete Hitachi LifeStudio
Join Date Aug Posts 1, Tried Gparted as suggested; but the program appears to write to a cd or dvd. All times are GMT To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Results 1 to 15 of Here are example results from my laptop: Click the uf Management” option under the “Storage” heading in the window that appears.
You will need to use a multi-pass overwrite program to completely destroy all the contents of Hitachi’s storage disk.
I would like to completely erase drive and re-format to NTFS. SuperSparks, ok I have a bit better understanding. Type the command list disk and press Enter udg, it will list all available disks along with their indices.
Sorry for the confusion, didn’t get much sleep last night.
Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I now have burned the iso file to a cd.
PC sees this drive as CD drive. Disk Mgmt in Windows does not give option to format or delete partition. Be careful not to select some other disk.
[RESOLVED] Hitachi Lifestudio udf to ntfs
Replaced with new Windows 10 pc. I have also requested assistance from Hitachi tech support but haven’t heard back yet. It should ask you to initialize the drive. Click “Start” and click the “Control Panel” option. Copy any valuable files to your computer’s hard drive before you delete the data on the Hitachi LifeStudio.
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Windows includes a disk management utility to assist you in controlling the data on both internal and external storage drives. Post as a guest Name. GParted itself provides an. Taetsch co-founded the on-campus literary magazine, “Paperclips. Try Gparted as Supersparks suggested then.
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