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Launch MiniTool Power Data Recovery, and then select "Damaged Partition Recovery". I will try it now.. Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top vistamike Posts: 10945 This post has been reported. Brannok812, Aug 22, 2012 #11 the mekanic Major Mekanical Geek Hey Sach, maybe he should try dban? http://jactionscripters.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-hard-drive-error-log.php

Recover Data from Not Formatted Hard Drive. If this occurs on an external hard drive, connect the drive to another USB of FireWire port on the computer. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. Firefox eats up the memory. https://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=1325

Format Hard Drive Windows Xp Without Cd

Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... The error displays the message “Windows Setup could not configure Windows to run on this computer’s hardware”. Wot do i do.

The recovery discs should be able to partition and format the HD without pre-formatting. For any questions or suggestions, please leave us comments below, we read every thread. really appreciate you. How To Erase Hard Drive Windows Xp Loading...

Sorry for the neophyte questions. Format Drive In Xp You were missing a few steps getting to the partition selection, but i figured out what they were, but over all very helpful Tue Mar 05, 03:15:00 AM GMT+5 Anonymous said... pls which software is good to drive it after installation Fri Jul 10, 10:02:00 PM GMT+5 Anonymous said... More hints Sohail,Thank you for taking the time to put these instructions together; they made me realize that it's no big deal to wipe my hard drive and reinstall Windows.

Eli the Computer Guy 228,438 views 48:33 How to completely format an IDE (PATA) hard disk drive to its full capacity by deleting its MBR - Duration: 34:40. Format Hard Drive Windows Xp Without Installation Cd At the Start button, click Run. Press Enter to continue. i have P4 ..suddenly my operating system is not working...it works for 5second and afterward it shows no signal..after safe mode,windows normally aapears on the screen..after trying several time ..same thing

  1. Step 10: Setup will ask for you to assign Computer name.
  2. This may take few minutes.
  3. The setup with the recovery discs failed, so I tried to format the hard drive and start over.
  4. The problem that I've explained here from the machine that worked fine for almost 9 months and yes I've formatted it before some 2-3 times successfully.
  5. Tue Nov 25, 07:13:00 PM GMT+5 Anonymous said...
  6. IDE cables should be a standard Ultra ATA (80-conductor) cable.
  7. Please show yourappreciation by not stealing this post and do not copying it as is without giving me the credit for it.
  8. I will try the recovery discs tonight.

Format Drive In Xp

Yes Mike. Brannok812, Aug 20, 2012 #1 sach2 Major Geek Extraordinaire If the below doesn't work you can get the HD manufacturer's diagnostic utility that will let you do a low-level format on Format Hard Drive Windows Xp Without Cd screen. Format Hard Drive Xp Command Prompt but in pakistan fat quick is almost use there in bt thanx foe helping people Thu May 02, 05:24:00 PM GMT+5 Sohail A said...

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://jactionscripters.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-install-no-hard-drive-error.php The reality? So basically, when it is plugged in, every 10 seconds or so it disappears and then reappears with this pop-up message: "You need to format the disk in drive G: before you Thanks a lot for this information. Format External Hard Drive Windows Xp

Sign in 54 Loading... anyways, thanks for the help Mar 22, 2007 #5 alidabiri TS Rookie Posts: 441 rf6647 said: .......Use secondary ide (cable or connector problem) ......Click to expand... You can try the Windows version since you have the drive attached by SATA/USB cable. this content Sorry for late reply as I was a bit busy on other project.

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Ultra ATA and Serial ATA cables are available at most computer stores.

thank u Tue Jul 29, 10:52:00 PM GMT+5 Anonymous said... Then select the external hard drive to have a full scan (We take a 16 GB Kinston flash drive for example here). FireCuda PC & Gaming – SSHD: Seagate FireCuda: A Ferociously Fast Hard Drive. Windows Xp Format C Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules All content Copyright ©2000 - 2015 MajorGeeks.comForum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2015 XenForo Ltd.

it seems i had a faulty cable. sach2, Aug 21, 2012 #6 Brannok812 Private E-2 Still writing zeroes. I think I would quit and run the short test to get a quick diagnostic of the drive and then try the long test to see what it says. have a peek at these guys Summary In this article, we mainly focus on data recovery solution from external hard drive that saying "your external hard drive needs formatting".

A extra push on the cable could have had the same result. As with the Western Digital utility, this is moving glacially slow. Working... Thanks a ton Wed Nov 12, 03:30:00 PM GMT+5 Anonymous said...

hello there,,after i format cpu follow ins. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and If the hard drive or data cable is physically damaged or defective.