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Pahiker
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DVR Formatting

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When you select Format Drive does it really format the drive? It happened so quickly I have to question if it formatted the drive or just wiped out the directory (and Favorite channels). If the latter, is there a way to reformat the (external) drive?

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If you have the proper connections, conect external drive to a pc.

Format drive there.

Then when you reconnect to DVR, it will format to FIOS requirements.


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Probaly just does a quick format. Wiping directory and space allocation information.

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If you have the proper connections, conect external drive to a pc.

Format drive there.

Then when you reconnect to DVR, it will format to FIOS requirements.


If a forum member gives an answer you like, give them the Kudos they deserve. If a member gives you the answer to your question, mark the answer as Accepted Solution so others can see the solution to the problem.
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