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Old 07-03-2010, 07:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2.5" ide hdd problem

I have just purchased a 60 gig 2.5" IDE hdd from ebay , I have put it into my external caddy that I use to keep downloaded films on , it is showing in my computer , I have tried to format it , but it say's it can not format , this is in xp , when I try it on another PC with Windows 7 it shows up in Computer and it says within the box ,Ē System ReservedĒ .
Has anyone got any idea as to what that means , I have tried to go FILE FORMAT , but it says it can not do .
I am still waiting for a reply from the ebay member that sold it to me .


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Try wiping it with GParted. The hdd just might be locked.
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