format window xp

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ahiy, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. ahiy macrumors newbie

    Mar 3, 2008
    :) I am using Window XP and Mac Ox together but i would like to format window xp . When i tried to format from xp, it said that " windows can't format this drive. Quit any disk utilities or other programs that are using this drives.
  2. Neil321 macrumors 68040


    Nov 6, 2007
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  3. JPT macrumors regular

    May 4, 2006
    If you are wanting to format the Windows partition, you will have to do it while in OS X or while installing Windows. In OS X open Disk Utility and select the Windows partition you wish to erase, then go to the erase tab and erase it :)

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