[AI] Does frequent formatting damage a hard disk?

Srikanth Kanuri srilists at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 02:49:09 EDT 2010


hmmm not much i format my hard drive once a month or 2. previously it
used to be but with present structure of hard drives not finding much
problem. anyway today hard drives coming with 5 years of warranty so
not much of a problem.

On 9/21/10, Balaram <balaramputhiya at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can you please explain?
> Is it not like installing and uninstalling software?
> Your answer in this regard will help people like me.
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> Thanks in advance,
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> P. Balaraman.
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> 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.
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>> On 17/09/2010, Surinder<suna1003 at gmail.com>  wrote:
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>>> Hi,
>>> Does  frequent formatting damages HDD ?
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Surinder
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