How to Partition and Format a Hard Disk Drive in a Windows Operating System

This document will provide an understanding of how to install a hard disk drive for use with a Windows operating system. The hard drive being installed is a Western Digital 250 GB Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) drive.Your Hard Driveis one of those components inside your computer that is mostly likely to fail as the system gets older. This is because it is a mechanical device that uses motors, and other moving parts that are guaranteed to wear out.