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fawnchewy

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I have an acer laptop that i am trying to clean the hard drive on but this comes up "device 'I823650' does not have a release function. it is broken and needs to be fixed". is this fixable and if so how do i fix this problem?
 

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by clean, are you trying to reformat? if so, are you using an install disk or a third party disk wiping software?
 

valis

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are you just trying to totally wipe the drive? That will remove the OS as well.

May want to look into DBAN.
 
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