Forum discussion tagged with Format.
  1. DonSalsero1

    Question RedmiBook format problem

    Hello guys, I just bought a RedmiBook and tried to format it with the english Windows version, but things didnt go as expectedl. I try to boot via usb and I got the following message 'A media driver your computer needs is missing. This could be a DVD, USB or a Hard disk driver. If you have a...
  2. jrdraq

    Question No Bootable Device/HDD1 instead of HDD0?

    So, I bought this laptop 11 months ago. It is acer nitro 5 (i5-8300h/gtx1050ti/12gbram/1tbhdd). I kinda experienced a lot of malfunction to it like corrupted windows, registry keys, boot loop and so on until now. I'm just playing League of Legends when suddenly I lost internet connection (Ph net...
  3. okwiBoy

    Question Seagate 8TB harddrive won't format / won't convert from RAW to NTFS: WINDOWS

    Hey Everyone, I bought an 8TB Seagate hard drive from Amazon (BarraCuda Hard Drive 8TB ST8000DM004) and I have plugged it in correctly and it shows up in my disk management as 8tb RAW Healthy (Primary Partition) after a few days of trying and failing. I have read that windows doesn't understand...
  4. T

    [SOLVED] No sound after windows 10 format

    Hello. My friend had Windows 10 installed for at least 2 years and everything was fine until he decided to do a format. After format he had no sound so after he did all the updates we thought windows updates will download the audio drivers too but we were wrong so he downloaded the audio...
  5. using google in BSOD

    Question Are there any application in windows 10 that could recover file for free?

    i lost my files in my external hdd since my pc format it autommatically at startup saying that the hdd is broken (previously, i format it as an android usb. but the pc reformat it 3 days after the format). but, no app offer free recovery :(. anyone know at least one app compatible with windows...
  6. Untitylol

    Question Cant delete anything from ssd

    I have a m2 480gb kinston a1000 ssd. I have it for almost a year now and it worked fine until now. On the day the ssd “stopped working” i did some stress test but they went fine (100%no overheat). Then after some restarts i couldnt boot from it. Then I got a hard drive and I installed windows on...
  7. Atix

    Question Why does my ssd not show up when Im using PartedMagic?

    Hello! Im trying to erase my nvme ssd because Im not able to boot into any of my windows usb installation disks, they always freeze or not boot at all. I read somewhere its because the windows is corrupted and the drive has to be cleaned. It makes sense because after I shut down the laptop while...
  8. ArchieB

    Question Temporarily replacing SSD in PC with one to be wiped

    Hi, I currently have a PC with one SSD and one Hard Drive in. The operating system is on the SSD aswell as a few games. The rest is on the HDD. I have an SSD from my old computer that needs to be wiped before I sell the old PC, so I was planning on taking the HDD out my current PC, plugging in...
  9. J

    Question Want To Reset Only C Drive

    I want to reset my C drive but want to keep everything in D drive what options should i choose when resetting ? Or should i make a format usb to do this ?
  10. kazastyle

    Question Every Usb drive Needs Format

    Every usb drive i insert it says that it needs to be formatted. Can you help me please?
  11. 6

    Question VAIO´s assist bypass

    I bought an used VAIO MODEL pcg61a11u and after formating it's HDD with another pc I'm prompted with a "operating system not found" screen. I feel that the original owner changed the BIOS to legacy but I cant acces the BIOS anymore since the assist function no longer exists. what can I do...
  12. ryszardsfy

    Question cant find any hard drive in my pc

    i formatted my drives while installing linux now i lost all my drives and just have one 320G storage can anyone help me to get back my drives?
  13. W

    Question mp3 player works only if formated in XP

    I have a mp3 player. When I connect it to PC by USB, I can see it in Windows Explorer, like a normal USB flash drive. If I format it FAT32 in Windows XP and then load mp3 files, the player shows the uploaded files and it can play them normally. If I format it FAT32 in Windows 7 or 10 and then...
  14. [SOLVED] Unable install windows. (Gets stuck when entering bootable pendrive)

    Hi. I am having an issue that prevents me to proceed with my windows 10 instalation. I current have Ubuntu instaled on my Asus K45VM notebook and I would like to install windows 10 instead. I downloaded the propper iso file e made a bootable usb pendrive with the image through WoeUSB The problem...
  15. D

    Question How do I play videos on my TV from my Flash Drive

    I am recording some home videos from VHS tapes to a digital copy for a friend. She wants to be able to play them on the tv with flash drive. I am having trouble figuring out why I cannot play these videos on the TV from the Flash Drive and needs some help. I can play the video on the computer...
  16. Tejas_Suvarna

    Question Why does my pendrive works only on my computer and does not work on any other computer?

    I have a SanDisk 16GB USB 3.0 Pendrive. I had recently used it as a bootable device to install my OS(not hoping that this was the reason for the problem). The weird part is the Pendrive works only on my PC. It does not even get detected on other PCs even though it has a 3.0 port. I tried...
  17. A

    [SOLVED] Unallocated Space on External HDD

    I'm having issues with My mobile Seagate 5TB external HDD. I used it on My Xbox for a while before upgrading, now I want to connect to My router but for some reason there was multiple partitions. I formatted the hdd but now there is 3 unallocated partitions, what did I do wrong? 1 of them...
  18. M

    Question Old, faulty HDD taking forever to format

    Hi, I have an old data drive that's recently developed a slew of apparently bad sectors. I started a full format (in the most BFU way, by right-clicking it in "Computer" and selecting "Format"), but the progress bar's not moved from zero for about an hour now. Should I continue my efforts to...
  19. R

    Question How do I format a RAW flashdrive?

    I was encrypting my pendrive using veracrypt and the encryption failed at 97%, thus making the flashdrive RAW. I have tried formatting the pendrive many ways, nothing works. I have used 3 different third party softwares such as minitool AOMEI partition. They do detect the flashdrive but aren't...
  20. Direcub10

    [SOLVED] How to wipe a drive with a cyclice redundency check error

    Im trying to wipe a corrupted external hard drive but i cant seem to find any way to do it since every google search is more about recovery the data. I don' t particularity care about the data on the drive i mainly use it so i can move my steam library from pc to pc. anytime i try to use chkdsk...