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Windows 7: windows could not format a partition on disk 0:error code 0x80070057

05 Nov 2011   #1
Afnaan Ahsan

windows 7 ultimate x64
windows could not format a partition on disk 0:error code 0x80070057

problem 1
recently i had to install windows 7 in my while installing a message always shows up saying "windows could not format a partition on disk error occured while preparing the partition for installation.error code 0x80070057"
my hard drive is samsung HD502H(500GB) and have a partition of 93.1GB
please sugest a solution....i need it very urgently

problem 2
there are many important files in the hard disk....can i recover those files in any way???

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05 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Recuva is a data-recovery utility I've used successfully from time to time.

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