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Windows 7: New Samsung EVO 840 SSD Format Problem.

09 Oct 2014   #1

Win 7 Pro
New Samsung EVO 840 SSD Format Problem.


I'm currently having problems with the aforementioned SSD drive.

It is brand new and I have tried different sata ports/cables.

The drive is detected in bios and windows. and Samsung Magician shows no problems/errors.

The drive is currently stuck in RAW format.

When I try to access formatting I'm presented with this error.

Any help is greatly appreciated.


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09 Oct 2014   #2

Win 7 Pro

Problem has been solved.

Sata 6 controller was causing formatting problems.

switched back to sata 2, formatted then switched back to sata 3

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09 Oct 2014   #3

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Win 10 Pro x64

Welcome to the forum, Thanks for posting back with your solution.
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