Disk Utility Formating Question..?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by fab5freddy, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. fab5freddy macrumors 65816

    fab5freddy

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    In Disk Utility,

    i want to reformat my harddrive in the Erase Module, ( if you look at my screen grab attachment ) i want to reformat my weibetech harddrive....)

    but my Harddrive is showing up 2 times.....? Which one should i click on when i format my Harddrive.....? the 1st or 2nd one..?

    thanks!
     

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  2. webgoat macrumors 6502a

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    the first one... below are listed all the partitions and since yours is a single partition just go with the first one
     
  3. fab5freddy thread starter macrumors 65816

    fab5freddy

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    ok, what should i format in for Mac OS X use....... MAC OS Extended ( Journaled ) ??

    i am only going to be using macs......

    One More Question.......What is the best MAC way of Formatting a disk......Just Erase Once ( click on Erase, or should i erase a few times..? )

    thanks!
     
  4. mad jew Moderator emeritus

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    Just erase it once as Mac OS Extended (Journaled). :)
     

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