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Old 01-09-2012, 02:29 PM   #16
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If you follow the instructions I already gave you on creating a parted magic disk you can run gparted on it and simple reformat the drive with gparted, it is very effective and very easy to use.
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Old 01-09-2012, 03:02 PM   #17
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Thank you H_TeXMeX_H !

You had answer first time. Be very easy just to format whole drive. You can go to Terminal Commands, type in: sudo fsck -f -y /dev/hdb 2. which 2 is other drive instead of first drive.
It is as simple as that. I don't know why did think of this in first place. Gee!
Old 01-09-2012, 05:58 PM   #18
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virus laden external hard drive

cat /etc/fstab

now you know which hard drive it is because the one you don't want to harm will contain /

now format the hard drive, it's done.
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