Post subject: Formatting 1TB hard drive in Win 7 Pro
Posted: Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:43 am
Joined: Sat May 08, 2010 4:13 pm Posts: 943
Scott, I have physically installed a 1TB Enterprise-class hard drive in a system that uses Windows 7 Professional. Would it be a good idea to use the GPT partition style to format it, or should I use the MBR partition style instead? The other hard drive in the system is a 1TB SSHD.
Post subject: Re: Formatting 1TB hard drive in Win 7 Pro
Posted: Sun Dec 07, 2014 9:23 am
Joined: Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:44 am Posts: 5751
I would use MBR partitioning since it is more compatible with a wider range of systems. That may become important should you ever need to connect it to another system and/or to recover data. Scott.
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