Running a Low-Level Format (TP 380Z - 2635)



Running a Low-Level Format

  Make sure the drive address to be formatted is correct. This procedure erase all information on the disk.


Do the following to format the hard disk:

  1.  Turn off the computer
  2.  Press and hold F1 then power on the computer.
  3.  Hold down F1 until the Easy Setup menu appears.
  4.  Click on Test. The Basic Diagnostic menu appears.
  5.  Press Ctrl+A to enter Advanced Diagnostic mode.
     The ThinkPad FRU Connections menu appears.
  6.  Click on Exit. The Keyboard Test menu appears.
  7.  Click on Exit
  8.  Press Ctrl+L The Low-Level Format menu appears.
  9.  If you have multiple drives, select a drive.
  10.  Follow the instructions on the menu.


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