[AI] Does frequent formatting damage a hard disk?

Balaram balaramputhiya at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 02:35:56 EDT 2010


Can you please explain?
Is it not like installing and uninstalling software?
Your answer in this regard will help people like me.

Thanks in advance,

P. Balaraman.








On 09/18/2010 10:34 AM, Adhimoolam Vetrivel Murugan wrote:
> It certainly shortens the life of the hard drive. Formatting should
> only be the last option. Vetri.
>
> On 17/09/2010, Surinder<suna1003 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>    
>> Hi,
>> Does  frequent formatting damages HDD ?
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Surinder
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