• Find an incredible deal for Black Friday or Cyber Monday? Share those epic bargains with the community by posting them in this forum thread!

Cant format hard drive

neiroatopelcc

Distinguished
Oct 3, 2006
3,079
0
20,810
9
try to check if it's in working order using seatools

if it passes, try formatting using diskpart (and becareful)
first select disk 1 (or whatever number, see list disk)
then clean
followed by create partition primary
and select partition 1
followed by format fs=ntfs

if that fails too, you might have a bad disk or os
 

lalit_49

Distinguished
Oct 17, 2011
7
0
18,510
0
hello,
Try to run command in cmd (command prompt) as "chkdsk drive or partition name like c: , d: , etc..".
then, type "format partition or drive name like c: drive, d:drive,etc..

example:

>chkdsk h: <enter>
>format h: <enter>

bye..


 

Chirag Borawake

Distinguished
Sep 23, 2011
182
0
18,710
5
If you have a bootable windows disc, any windows disc, try formatting through that.
First, boot from cd/dvd.
When the installation shows you the partitions, click on the drive/partition you wanted to format, and hit 'Format'.
It'll do the trick..!
 

ASK THE COMMUNITY

TRENDING THREADS