quick help...formating hard drive...

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  1. krossfyter macrumors 601

    krossfyter

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    im trying to figure out how to format my hard drive. i just installed my new hard drive so now i need to reformat it. how do i do this? i put the jaguar cd in then what?
    i dont see a formate option on disk utility or anything.


    quick help please.
     
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  3. krossfyter thread starter macrumors 601

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    alright i erased the partion.... is it ready now or what?
     
  4. krossfyter thread starter macrumors 601

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    it says "select a destination disk to install the mac osx software" but there is no disk anywhere to select.... so this leads me to believe i havent formated the hard drive or something. im lost.


    heh
     
  5. krossfyter thread starter macrumors 601

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    okay i got it guys. thanks coop. i didnt know formating the disk was erasing the disk.


    i didnt get the memo until coop gave it to me.
     

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