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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by keebs, Aug 6, 2006.

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  1. keebs

    keebs Thread Starter

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    Specs-
    Amd Athlon 64 3800+
    MSI K8NGM2-L Mobo
    512MB PC3200 400mhz
    WD1600JS 160GB SATAII HD

    I had just built this computer the other day so when i tryed to format to install windows from the cd it freezed at 46 and an hour passes and continues to 47, its been a day now and its up to 74 still formating anyone know why???
     
  2. TreyDawgMT

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    Is this a new Hard Drive, or one that has been used before? Its possible that you got a bad hard drive.
     
  3. keebs

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    its a brand new hard drive.
     
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    And you're loading the SATA drivers from a floppy at the prompt, right?
     
  5. keebs

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    Ahhh that might be the problem, no i havent loading any drivers with the floppy, can u explain to me how i should do so?
     
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    Thanks for the replys but does anyone know how to boot the drivers?
     
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