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Old 07-10-2006, 10:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, i just got my AC adapter for my IBM Thinkpad 23 today and when I was trying to format it.. well it doesn. its like stuck at 0 percent for a long time. I deleted the partition and chose NTFS to format it. Is there anyway i can fix this?
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Download your manufacturer's hard drive utility and run it. If it pulls up any errors, well, then you'll know what the problem is. If not, it could be a XP CD or CD drive problem.
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Old 07-10-2006, 11:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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uhh the thing is.. its like blank.. i cant load my OS and yeah.. i got a windows 2000 cd and its not liek formatting. it get stuck at 0 percent when i try to format after i delete a partion. ...
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So? These utilities are designed to be totally self reliant and run totally in RAM. Try it, and see what happens.
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Old 07-11-2006, 12:16 AM   #5 (permalink)
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http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/si...=MIGR-41008#CD

well.. this is what i got.. is that right? O_O i have no idea what to do ;[
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argh i need help.. do i just have to buy a new hardrive?.. what can i do..
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