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Windows 7: Problem formatting hard drive

06 Oct 2009   #21

Win 7 Ultimate RC1

That was a strange problem. Could it be because one drive was on IDE and the D: on SATA ?? I don't know.
I would have preferred to have fixed it using only Windows apps/tools but I needed to get this fixed because I am giving the system to a friend soon.

Again, thanks for you assistance.

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06 Oct 2009   #22

XP, Seven, 2008R2


I wouldn't rule that out. I have built systems where they had both IDE and SATA drives. Very strange things would occur with the boot process. Usually it's a BIOS issue that goes overlooked and unsolved by the manufacturer.
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