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Formatting a MBP HD On PC Windows 7? Possible?


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Ok to make a long story short, I had a MBP, and it died out. I'm wanting to put parts up on ebay for sell. The only problem I have though is with the HD. It still has all of my information. I recently bought a new Laptop with Windows 7 currently installed and was wondering if there was any way I could format the Mac drive from my PC? It also has a SATA connection. Please let me know of anyway possible. Thank you for your time and help.
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Just plug it in any free SATA port in your computer, boot up Windows and format it.

It's just a regular off-the-shelf 2,5-Inch SATA drive.

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So exactly which type of SATA cable would I need that would fit my MBP HD?
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You can use this. I bought one from Fry's Electronics for around $25. It's a handy tool to use with any kind of external hard drive.

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Thank you so much, that's exactly what I need. Appreciate your help.
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