1.    06 Jun 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    win 7/10

    partioning/formating


    I resized my win10 500gb hdd --should I format the unallocated space now or when I go to use it?
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  2.    06 Jun 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,552
    Windows 10 Pro

    Doesn't really matter. Might want to do it now so that you will have time to troubleshoot it if something should happen to go wrong. If you don't want it to show up as an empty drive in file explorer you can format it, but not assign it a drive letter - or remove the drive letter after formatting.
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  3.    08 Jun 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 96
    win 7/10
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    needed, help


    First let me say that everyone in this forum has been a GREAT help in solving the many questions that have come about since I have tried to format a large hdd
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