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Windows 7: Can't format 2 tb external hdd

4 Weeks Ago   #1

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
Can't format 2 tb external hdd

Keep getting error message "cyclic redundancy
check". when running Windows backup. Now can't get the hard drive formatted

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4 Weeks Ago   #2

win 8 32 bit

Have you run check disk on the drive?
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4 Weeks Ago   #3

Windows 7 HP 64

Open disk manager (C:\Windows\System32\diskmgmt.msc), delete all partitions - create new partition - Format as NTFS
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4 Weeks Ago   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

You might, on another computer if necessary, download and make a portable USB of that 2TB HDD's manufacturer's disk utilities, run them, followed by chkdsk /f.
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