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Old 01-27-2007, 06:18 PM   #1
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hey guys, noob coming back.
i have a problem, i cannot format my hd
i tried everything but everytime i format it it always freezes,
the farthest ive gotten was 73 percent and then it just freezes
any ideas?
i do the fdisk process then i format btw
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Old 01-27-2007, 06:20 PM   #2
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Do you get any errors? Can you go through the process of what your doing aswell?
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Old 01-27-2007, 06:59 PM   #3
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Try formatting with your OS disk (Windows / Linux / whatever).
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Old 01-27-2007, 07:03 PM   #4
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well i havnt gotten any errors but i heres the process

first after i put in the windows cd
i go to the one with support
then while in a drive i type in fdisk
install a primary whatever
restart
same process except instea of fdisking, iwould format c:
then it would freeze at a percent

ive never ran across this problem ever before
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Are you booting from the CD there?
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Old 01-28-2007, 07:38 PM   #6
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yes i am, and it still has the same problem
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Old 01-28-2007, 07:38 PM   #7
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Try formatting with your OS disk (Windows / Linux / whatever).
thats the way i do it...
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Old 01-28-2007, 08:15 PM   #8
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quick format or the other one?
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quick format or the other one?
what would the otherone be?
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Old 01-29-2007, 11:38 AM   #10
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anyone?
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