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by OH Smeg · 8 years ago In reply to Ran diagnostics before fo ... http://tazforum.**********.com/ Reply With Quote December 13th, 2005,08:04 AM #5 .:front2back:. To setup Windows XP on the Selected, press Enter. Ask a new question Read More Formatting Hewlett Packard Windows XP Related Resources Recover vista from partition or install windows 7 Install xp over win How to partition hard disk in weblink

Thanks in advance. Reply With Quote December 13th, 2005,02:08 AM #4 Nokia View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Right turn Clyde Join Date Aug 2003 Location Button Moon Posts 1,696 Have you tried dwizz 2006-11-29 16:13:22 UTC #12 Still you have done a good job of it. If it find any, it's a bad hdd. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-format-stuck-at-58.829039/

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  1. I guess it was a bad hard drive.
  2. It says 'The recovery attempt has failed.
  3. Repair the file system boot sector or the Master Boot Record (MBR).
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I began the installation process… on the step when it asked me to select the file system, I choose “Format the partition using the NTFS file system” I then pressed enter. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Hardware Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Posting Permissions You may not My HDD was detected by the BIOS, but not by windows xp setup program nor fdisk! However if you can't get it sorted out I noticed from your PC's specs that your notebook came with windows 7 home premium 64 bit.Below is a potential workaround for you...If

So I rebooted and tried again, and I got the same problem. Delete the large ~150gb partition and create a new one say 100-120gb. it was frustrating. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/238261-45-during-install-setup-formatting Pages 1 2 >> Next… This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Since it doesn't get formatted, it keeps getting stuck on 3% of the formatting process. Windows XP restores the computer to the most recent restore point. As of May 1, an ISP/EDU email is NO longer required to access the Classifieds. Git R Dun - Ty A tribe is wanted Reply With Quote December 13th, 2005,01:32 AM #3 kyrios View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Join Date Feb 2005 Posts 149

I did do some googling and came across this utility on Western Digital website that provides low level formatting for certain disk controllers (not sure if you're in this category). website here In my experience with IDE hard drives, there are many pin positions, and you normally have to have at least one pin in each drive. So I ordered recoverey disks from the retailers HP site leads to and after i place the second disk in it stops working at 81%. It's been stuck at 99% for quite a while now, nearly 20 minutes, I haven't done this in a long time and I can't remember if this is normal or not.

Crazybanana 2006-11-29 12:44:55 UTC #10 TryingToLearn said: I find it odd that I do one thing and it fails miserably and then I do basically the same thing without an ounce have a peek at these guys Searching Google I can see that this is not an uncommon problem yet so far I have found no answer. First Time Here? Here's how: Start the computer and then press the F8 key when Windows begins to start.

Which coder said that nobody could outcode Microsoft in their own OS? replace it.. Reply With Quote 03-03-06,05:08 PM #8 roYal View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Jun 2002 Location Chicago, IL Originally Posted by kiyoshilionz So if I call in and check over here Please remember to be considerate of other members.

If all passes,delete partitions, create one and format. Check your hard disk for bad sectors with testing softwares. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

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Join our site today to ask your question. if your puter doesnt find the drive, just go to controlpanel and scan for new hardware.. Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech a scratch, dust).So temporarily unplug your slave drive, clean the disc, try again.

So I just decided to format the hard drive not, repair, because I don't want any future problems, I would rather start the PC on a new clean slate. If so, should I select “Format the partition using the NTFS file system (Quick)”? I went through the steps to delete the partition and start new. this content Can I RMA an old Maxtor hard drive w/o any reciepts or anything like that?

Now the computer is running constantly but hung up at 94%. It then says ' The feature will collect information from your computer to aid HP in diagnosing the issue.