then it restarted and now when it restarts it just have a boot loop with installing windows XP correct? What could be the problem? What can I do or is there anything you can recommend? kumar September 6, 2010 6:52 PM I did reinstall windows xp on D drive insted of installing on C drive. http://wowtechminute.com/hard-drive/how-to-format-hard-drive-windows-7.html
solution SolvedLaptop not loading, fan spins, hard drive spins,stops and repeats without sending signal to the screen solution SolvedIs a recovery drive sufficient to reinstall Windows 10 after replacing my HP what's the problem thanks JohnnyBoyClub June 21, 2010 2:03 AM You can format it from any of this methods: - Using the windows bootable cd - Using a boot diskette - error message "device driver not found: 'MSCD001'" no valid CD ROM device drivers selected Please help before I throw it out the window. Even i cant format and reload my system with XP.
I have formatted before, stumbling into it by accident I guess, but now working on an eMachine a few years old. Windows setup will start. I am guessing the problem lies with the hard drive.
Fred Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Having seen that happen by R. I have deleted all the files except the old Windows XP Pro folder on the secondary drive. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Format Hard Drive From Command Prompt See this article: http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_fix_a_bad_sector_on_my_hard_drive.html jazzmundo January 9, 2006 7:43 AM hi, i am having a problem when trying to format my hard drive, it says it cant do because its in
If I didn't do the 'useless' things RJ831 is aiming for, I probably wouldn't be where I am today, which is on this forum telling you to appreciate 'useless' questions more. How To Format A Hard Drive Without Operating System Ask ! Already have an account? Harry January 10, 2009 4:03 AM just an update, I managed to format, it was pause break key to get into BIOS lol Harry January 10, 2009 4:07 AM Hi Ashton,
Alternately, you can find or make a bootable CD-ROM. How To Format Windows 7 Without Cd Or Usb When I boot up, it allows me to boot from the flash drive but when I click on it, nothing happens. Is there any way to rectify my problem and install new os. if it comes once but vanishes in few seconds.
Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Trying to reformat and install windows 98 it wont let me. Format Hard Drive From Bios Windows 8 That's fine that you don't know. Format Hard Drive From Usb giancarlo June 23, 2006 10:59 PM i try to format my computer but it keeps tellin me that the volume is in use by another process...
Leo February 5, 2005 10:35 PM Did you read the article? weblink Mark J February 15, 2013 3:15 AM @Nate I have an EEE-PC and I've used 2 methods to reinstall the system 1. Donna August 19, 2006 9:07 PM I want to format my drive also. apple May 9, 2012 1:10 AM but it says: a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent you computer. How To Format Hard Drive From Bios
remove any newly installed hard drives or hard drives controller ,, im using Windows Xp but my computer is booting when i try to format my computer its say that message Now when I try to reformat it tells me the volume is in use by another process. Ask Leo! » Windows » Windows Oddities "Volume in use" when trying to format most commonly means you're trying to format and erase the entire disk that has Windows on it. http://wowtechminute.com/hard-drive/how-to-format-a-hard-drive-windows-7.html kingfish April 18, 2005 2:30 PM Find out what brand your hard drive is. (eg: Western Digital, Fujistu, etc) Go to their website, and get a drive utility. (westen digital has
It's at that point that you should have the opportunity to remove any (and all) existing partitions. How To Format Hard Drive From Bios Without Cd Not what you needed? 136 Comments terry July 1, 2004 9:44 AM leo, I can't format my hard drive , gives me message format terminated, volume in use, do you want That's very unlikely.
i heard i can use DOS to run my computer. I'd need to know more specifics if that's not the problem. c: is my system drive. How To Format Hard Drive Windows 7 i need ur help on what to do Linda Hartigan September 24, 2008 2:26 PM pxe-m04: hooking bootstrap interrupt 18h is the error message I was told to disable the LAN
xp to install and I cannot uninstall the existing. How do I reboot using floppy and how do I format the drives after this reboot? Is it possible i need the drivers from either SiliconImage 3112 SATA Driver or Sil3112_Sil3114_Intel_VIA Installation Disk? his comment is here I installed win 7 on d drive and then tried to format win xp c drive from win7 d drive.
Kindly help - did not match any documents. What could be wrong? Press Enter and then again if needed. Also after looking inside for a SATA cable, I found one that is labeled SATA that isnt plugged into anything, and a similar looking cable that is not labeled as SATA
Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/69032 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Dec 6, 2011 #10 BlitzJG TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35 I haven't but I will, how do I determine what LAN drivers are needed? Martin January 13, 2009 3:22 PM I have a PC with XP Home on and wanted for format my hd. I was wondering what those other drivers were for on the website, So I should go ahead and install the LAN drivers along with the USB and Realtek audio ones?
I'd start by checking that installation disc, but then pursue it as a hardware issue that needs to be repaired. 07-May-2011 Richard Downing May 18, 2011 4:30 PM I want to Plus Rick's post I promise you that you will leran more in the process And just like Rick said there are many ways you could gain knowledge here. Annelie Basson March 27, 2009 2:57 PM Hi. I went out and bought a new hard drive but my cd-roms still aren't picking up.
To force format click yes. Look for AHCI/SATA/RAID controller drivers at your motherboard manufacturer's website or if you have a manufactured PC (Dell, HP, Gateway, eMachines, etc.), go to the PC maker's website for the drivers is there a boot disk or somethng i can get to allow me to format properly? I only want to format c.
Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Reformat laptop hard drive, reinstall OS, no CD-ROM The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. I copied everything from my windows xp pro cd and put it on the flash drive.