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Old 08-20-2007, 09:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok I have a 80gig hard drive working on a partition local disk c and formatted. Now that I added a 250gig hard drive it shows up as a local disk d partition. But I need to format it and everytime I try to, it doesn't work. I choose the ntfs file system and tried the quick format option too, but then after a while it says format did not complete correctly or something. Then I tried formatting without the quick format option. Left it on overnight and it never completed and still said formatting in the partition status. What could be wrong?


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try running chkdsk on the troubled drive to see if there are any bad sectors, if so it may be the drive.
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