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Old 18 April 2011, 14:21   #7
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Originally Posted by manicx View Post
Regarding the above, my WD HDD is not connected to the Amiga (only the CF card that was/is actually partitioned as I said) and the info I see in HDToolBox (In 'change drive type' screen) is that of the WD HDD.
Ok, now I see what you mean. This screen lists all drive types of all drives you've prepared in the past. The information is stored in a file called "drive definitions" on the Install disk.

Actually nobody ever uses this list because it almost never happens in your life time that you install two identical drives. The usual action in this screen is always "define new" and then read the information from the drive rather than using one entry of the list.

As others have said already, it is not necessary to change the drive type. This action is similar to the "initialize" option in Windows' drive management. You do it once for a new drive and never again. Doing it again will indeed delete all data and all partitions from the drive.
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