mac key Hard Drives logic iphone Repairs 3g modbook iphone repair iphone 4s memory iPod repair battery repair powerbook g4 macbook glass 3gs apple screen LCD Macbook ipad repair Macbook Air Mac Service serial number fan ipad ipod imac glass parts iPad 2 Macbook Pro digitizer display iphone 3g hard drive adapter
September 30th, 2009
Today we’ve got a short video for you showing you how to format a hard drive from within Disk Utility in OSX Leopard.
This text will be replaced
First, navigate to Disk Utility in your Applications -> Utilities Folder. Then click on the drive you’d like to format, and click on the erase tab.
You’ll likely want to choose OSX Extended Journaled here. Journaling is where OSX keeps a record (or journal) of all your actions. In the event of a crash, the OS can use this in helping to recover your system.
Choose whatever name you’d like for your new disk. This can be changed at any time.
Don’t Erase Date – This is an insecure method to erase your data. With this option, bits of your data will remain on your hard disk and could be recovered by a Data Recovery program.
Next click Erase, then Erase again. Your new drive is formatted and ready for use.
Leave a Reply
* Any prices mentioned in this blog are valid for the date of the blog post only and are subject to change.