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formatting a sky+ harddrive to work in windows

PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:38 pm
by sean07
Can anybody tell me how I can format a harddrive from a sky+ box with windows, it wont let me format it just comes up copy protected thanks.

Re: formatting a sky+ harddrive to work in windows

PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:35 am
by criscoxxx
You need to erase disk using a utility such as FDISK booted from a CD not windows. Most important is to delete the MBR

Not necessary to format as will be done on the fly by Windows


In Windows Disk manager you can try deleting volume by right clicking on it whilst logged on as an administrator.