Windows 10: Windows installed on 2 drives and need to format one of them

Discus and support Windows installed on 2 drives and need to format one of them in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; hi, I just bought two SSD drives and installed Win 10 on the 250gb one. I don't know what happened (what I did!) but when I opened the SSD 500gb W10... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by redbourn, Oct 12, 2018.

  1. redbourn Win User

    Windows installed on 2 drives and need to format one of them


    hi,

    I just bought two SSD drives and installed Win 10 on the 250gb one.

    I don't know what happened (what I did!) but when I opened the SSD 500gb W10 got installed there too.

    I didn't install any programs on the 250gb - So how do I safely remove Windows from it.

    Thank you.

    :)
     
    redbourn, Oct 12, 2018
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  2. Fernandz Win User

    How To Format A Write Protected Flash Memory ?

    ¿You already tried this one?...

    Run CMD


    1. diskpart
    2. list disk

    Then in the 3º step, put the correct number of disk in the list for the usb flash (if it's listed in disk 3, then you'll have to write select disk 3).

    2. select disk #
    3. clean
    4. create partition primary
    5. select partition 1
    6. active
    7. format fs=fat32
    8. assign
    9. exit

    with that commands you will format the flash drive in fat32, if you have a large drive you can select also "format fs=ntfs" in step 7.

    good luck!
     
    Fernandz, Oct 12, 2018
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  3. Mussels Win User
    How to format on Windows 7

    just format from the installer on the windows 7 DVD. the options there when you choose which drive to install on.


    i suggest partiotining the drive, i run with a 60GB C: drive, but then move my user folder to the D: partition - so that when i format/reinstall, my desktop/my docs, etc, dont get lost.
     
    Mussels, Oct 12, 2018
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  4. Mussels Win User

    Windows installed on 2 drives and need to format one of them

    Installing Windows 7 via USB flash drive!

    i dont know what you mean, quick format is an option when installing windows xp, vista, and 7.
     
    Mussels, Oct 12, 2018
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