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Windows 7: No luck wiping a drive

03 Jul 2013   #1
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 
No luck wiping a drive

Am trying to wipe a drive and Partition Wizard froze at 49% an a clean all just returned this which I have no idea is about .




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03 Jul 2013   #2
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

did you look at the event log? I suppose it is referring to Event Viewer (writhe it in the searchbox in the start menu)

As it is, it is saying that it hanged for some reason and killed the task after it waited the set time. And tells you to check the event log for more info
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03 Jul 2013   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hum I don't know Bob as I don't really understand what the entries mean for the most part but it seems to be around that Bitlocker stuff as that was the time it happened and it was also mentioned in the logs but you would know more than me I ma more hardware orientated.


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04 Jul 2013   #4
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

when did that happen? sorry but without the time I cannot see what are the events most likely to be it.

Do you use bitlocker?
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04 Jul 2013   #5
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

To be honest Bob I have no idea why it is even mentioned as I only ever run home premium and I thought it was an Ultimate feature??

Times are squared when this happened.


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04 Jul 2013   #6
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

The difference between Home and Ultimate is in configuration files, all the OS files are the same.
This thread seems to have more info and possible fixes of the issue, if your bitlocker errors are the same.
It is either a run full checkdisk on all drives or a mountvol /r after you backed up the
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\MountedDevices registry folder.

I also have the suspect that disabling the service about drive encryption/bitlocker should do the trick as well.
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04 Jul 2013   #7
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Ok Bob I'll run the chkdsk and see if anything comes up and then if things are still bad then I'll try that other stuff.
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