Use the following steps to reformat your hard drive: Open Computer Management and then “Disk Management”. Find the drive that needs to be formatted. Right click on the drive and click on “Format”. Enter “File System” to be NTFS (usually most computer users will use this system) Select “Default” for “Allocation Unit Size”.Can I use recovery disks with a new hard drive?
Yes, recovery discs work with new hard drives. If they aren't working you may need to order a set from HP.What is WD drive utilities?
WD Drive Utilities is a Shareware software in the category System Utilities developed by Western Digital. It was checked for updates 2,953 times by the users of our client application UpdateStar during the last month.What is the best free data recovery software?
Definitely one of the best data recovery software out there, PhotoRec is widely acclaimed for its powerful file recovery over a wide variety of devices ranging from digital cameras to hard disks. It’s specially created to recover data like pictures, videos, documents, etc., from hard disks, CD-ROMs.