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Windows 7: Windows 7 can't format my WD6401AALS

26 Jun 2010   #11
fenrir888

Windows 7
 
 

okay, so i just downloaded that driver you told me to get, but first i want to finish this thing on the command prompt. when i typed in FORMAT=NTFS it said the command was invalid, was there a typo?


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26 Jun 2010   #12
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Make sure that you have no USB drives, card readers or thumbdrives or anything like that connected to your machine.

Also, make sure that the one drive you are trying to install to is the ONLY driver currentlly connected to the machine.
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27 Jun 2010   #13
fenrir888

Windows 7
 
 

only other things connected to the sata slots are the cd/dvd drive and the esata thats part of my tower
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27 Jun 2010   #14
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fenrir888 View Post
okay, so i just downloaded that driver you told me to get, but first i want to finish this thing on the command prompt. when i typed in FORMAT=NTFS it said the command was invalid, was there a typo?
Sorry,typo

FORMAT FS=NTFS
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29 Jun 2010   #15
fenrir888

Windows 7
 
 

well thanks to your advice my new pc is up and running. the command prompt format fixed it right up. thanks a lot!
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29 Jun 2010   #16
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fenrir888 View Post
well thanks to your advice my new pc is up and running. the command prompt format fixed it right up. thanks a lot!
That is good news, You are welcome.
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