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Windows 7: Installation slow/can't format.

25 Jul 2010   #11

Windows 7 ultimate

I tried this with kill disc and got the same results

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25 Jul 2010   #12

Windows 7 ultimate

Ok I tried the clean all command and it said my hard drive wasnt connected even though it showed up in the list disk?? Any ideas?
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25 Jul 2010   #13

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Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
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25 Jul 2010   #14

Windows 7 ultimate

Yeah, the drive is probably gone. Its a Toshiba drive so looks like i will have to follow up with Dell. Thanks for the help.
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13 Oct 2010   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

Try to format it with Eseaus partition master , but I think you will have to do this from another pc , or may be it will work with a virtual windows disk. All soo try /hard ereaser/ from hirens boot cd. You can all soo try hdd regenerator from hirens boot cd 10.5 to verify the hard for bad sectors.

I had a similar problem today , so I try the virtual xp and I saw that no partitions were found, so I shuted down the pc. Open it and I take out the sata cabel from hard and motherboard reinsert it , all soo I take out the power cabel and reinsert it, and I just inserted the windows 7 disc and format the partition with it and know I'm all most finish setup windows.
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