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keebs

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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???
 
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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.
 

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prunejuice said:
And you're loading the SATA drivers from a floppy at the prompt, right?
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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