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can partition but can't format hard drive

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by charmed, Feb 19, 2003.

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  1. charmed

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    I can partition format and every thing looks fine,but when I go to format with fdisk I get error "invalid drive". And when I use my Windows 2000 setup disk it will tell me when I try to format that the drive is damaged or has been corrupted. This is a brand new WD 60GB hard drive. Any help will be appreciated!!!! My husband is driving me crazy because he doesn't have use of his puter!!:confused: :(
     
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    Didn't you receive a Data Lifeguard Disk with your New WD HD,
    and the instructions for setting up the HD for use.If you don't have the Data Lifeguard files you can get them from westerndigital.com.....It has instructions for and the capability to move the contents of your old HD to the new one.
     
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