Do i need to format my WD external after i buy it online

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lanie - May 21, 2015 at 06:24 AM
 lanie - May 21, 2015 at 07:14 AM
Hello,

do i need to format first my WD My Passport WDBPGC5000ABL 500GB External hard drive before i can use it?

thanks

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Computertech Posts 3569 Registration date Friday February 6, 2015 Status Moderator Last seen July 18, 2016 898
May 21, 2015 at 06:27 AM
Hello lanie,
Already this hard disk is implemented with os?
for what use you going to use this hard disk ?
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ill be using it as a back up drive for my movie collections, pictures and such...

http://www.lazada.com.ph/wd-my-passport-wdbpgc5000abl-500gb-external-hard-drive-196835.html

i bought it online... and idk if it is already formatted or what...
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Computertech Posts 3569 Registration date Friday February 6, 2015 Status Moderator Last seen July 18, 2016 898
May 21, 2015 at 07:06 AM
plug it into your pc and see it is recognized?
new one didnt have any data on it.. it is empty no need to format!
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lanie > Computertech Posts 3569 Registration date Friday February 6, 2015 Status Moderator Last seen July 18, 2016
May 21, 2015 at 07:14 AM
it was recognized and it was working...

thank you so much...
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