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Since I don't know which Dell it was and more, here's the next failure I see too often. fixitfixitfixit 1 030 923 visningar 3:36 How to recover data from a hard drive (stuck heads: buzzing, clicking, etc) - Längd: 10:28. You might get lucky , but don't invest too much hope in it. Please try again now or at a later time. Source

the other observation is that the failures are not one after the other ... My Biggest problem is resolved now..One of the person told me that My Hard Disk has got corrupted and I got scared but the way you told me I tried and Is there a way to block guest users from closing a certain program? If it still happens, I wonder whether XP supports your hard disk out-of-the-box or whether you need to supply a driver CD.

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Did you manage to display the hard disk using the ultimate boot cd? Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. EDIT: The version of BIOS I'm using is (I couldn't find any separate name) VG91510A.86A.0048. this error keeps on appearing SO PLEASE PEOPLE HELP ME OUT ...

First. dirtydudeharris 114 819 visningar 8:50 Formatting and Clean Install of Windows 7 - Längd: 7:23. coz ive faced same problem as you got... Wipe Hard Drive Windows Xp Please enter a valid email address.

more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science Wd External Drive Format Failed Proffitt Forum moderator / January 1, 2015 11:54 PM PST In reply to: Any other way to install win xp.. by geek100 / January 1, 2015 4:02 PM PST In reply to: Tell a little more. Privacy Policy Terms of Use Trademarks Select your Language Language 中文(繁體) 中文(简体) Čeština Deutsch English Español Francais ελληνικά Italiano 日本語 한국어 Polski Português РУССКИЙ Türk How To Clean Install

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Format Windows Xp Technical Information: Stop: 00x000000CA (0X00000001, 0X826E0798, 0X826E058, 0X00000000) I did little bit of Googling and found that I need to change the drive configuration from AHCP to IDE (or something like I'm in much need of help and any insight would be very appreciated. This does it with both my origional and genuine XP cd and also a copy of a stripped out version.Only things ive done today are change my computer fan back ot

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I'd really appreciate your help... http://superuser.com/questions/706752/the-disk-is-not-formatted-error Nov 15, 2006 #4 b2bomber81 TS Rookie Posts: 52 Cables AND drives are cheap these days. Format Hard Drive Windows Xp Without Cd Proffitt Forum moderator / January 1, 2015 2:19 PM PST In reply to: Windows Xp wont install "BLUE SCREEN ERROR" Is this desktop SATA based? Clean Install Windows Xp After serious system problems it's often necessary to wipe your Windows XP system clean and start over from scratch - a procedure referred to as a "clean Install".

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Proffitt Forum moderator / December 7, 2010 1:25 AM PST In reply to: Hi bob I can't tell exactly the method you used. this contact form Buy an external enclosed dvd drive unit, they sell for around $30. 2. It is suggested that the data cable (Serial ATA or IDE Ribbon cable) be replaced to remove this as a cause of the formatting problem. Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Cannot Format External Hard Drive

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  3. So anyway, go pick up a new cable or drive, format the hard drive and start over with a new installation.
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  5. In this case better you try the machine in the SAFE MODE option or LAST KNOWN GOOD CONFIGURATION.
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  7. and transfer to a removable disk.
  8. As long as you are performing this clean install from a Windows XP SP2 CD, this step is probably not necessary.

    On the other hand, if you're reinstalling from an older

Put the operation disc in the DVD unit and install the same way as if your netbook had a CD/DVD drive. 4. My first take is actually a hardware problem, which can arrive with older computers. and is it possible to write zero's to a hard drive your not currently running (the master in this case) an OS on whilst your still running on the windows installed http://newsgrouphosting.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-formatting.php Go get a new cable, try that out.

Mar 16, 2008 #10 bxdobs TS Rookie Ok I stand corrected ... Erase Hard Drive Windows Xp I formatted the drive once even then the same problem. Logga in Hjälp till att översätta 321 238 visningar 143 Gillar du videoklippet?

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There was a setting in hard drive configuration. which worked. BTW, you need (judging from your description) a small ups. Windows Was Unable To Complete The Format External Hard Drive So you have an operational operating system on each HDD?So how were you booting into each one?Using WinXP or a separate booting utility?If you were using WinXP you should have a

A recent hardware or software change might have caused this. Press D to delete this partition.

Warning: This will remove all of the information on the drive that Windows XP is currently on (your C: drive). the missing files are all on the CD and the drivers.cab file has no errors and I can extract all of the files with no issues. Check This Out Laddades upp den 24 okt. 2011How To Format Hard Drive And Reinstall Windows XP (Full Step by Step Tutorial)http://nerdsrealm.blogspot.com/2011/1...

Logga in om du vill rapportera olämpligt innehåll. Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Don't give me five! Keep in mind that once you delete all of the information from this drive (as we'll do in a future step), the action is not reversible!

Tip: A Windows XP Repair Install

Would descendants of Earth people stranded on another planet eventually forget about Earth? I even phoned the manufacturer of my PC and talked to the Tech guys and they suspected it was a corrupted BIOS. All of the necessary files are installed and all of the necessary settings are configured.

Click Finish -> to proceed to Windows XP.

33 Wait for Windows XP to Start Windows XP Clean the fact that the cab file is NOT having an issue leads me to believe there may be a piece of code that is playing silly bugger with us ...

Please try again.