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    erase a ntfs storage drive format to ext3?


    i have a ntfs storage drive want to format it to ext3 how do i do it?

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    Unmount NTFS partition and execute this
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    mkfs.ext3 /dev/<partition>
    Make sure to backup data before formatting partition.

    You can use GParted or PartedMagic LiveCDs too.
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    i figured it out thanks

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