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Your cache administrator is webmaster. My mp3 player does actually plug in under the high speed 2.0 controller. Now I have 2 of the same OS and the format did not wipe my hard drive clean. When I try to install them, Microsoft even tells me that they are not signed, and that they may affect the system.I found someone that had posted this message on a http://txtbl.com/unable-to/cannot-format-partition-windows-xp.html

Basically when I get to the part of the Windows XP Setup where it asks to select a partition to install on to, I select the only partition there, format the Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same here by chuckieu / August 14, 2005 7:41 AM PDT In reply to: Re:just a couple of points Just moved XP to I think the bottom line here is either you've set your BIOS incorrectly, or you don't have a legit XP disk, and we aren't going to be guiding you through the Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

Setup Was Unable To Format The Partition The Disk May Be Damaged Windows Xp

Where are they? Reformat again my disk or check my hardwares & memory? This is a post I left at another forum regarding the same issue.I have four USB ports on the back of my computer. I should start from scratch, and install XP to C: (that's where it should be).

Chose ~ leave format as is. Good luck. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Setup Was Unable To Format The Partition Windows 7 But I never had a problem with re-install after that.

However, when I try to click on one of the files and drag it to my hard drive, or if I even try to use a scroll bar to scroll from Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? Wheras it should go directly to setup in the first place because i have changed the bios settings to boot from cd first. What happens to C?

I've also run the built in windows error checking tool on the hard drive. Maxtor Powermax I had performed a full scanning and had once defragmented my drive by windows defragmenter. Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Santo Posts: 1288 This post has been reported. Where are they?

Setup Was Unable To Format The Partition Or Locate An Existing System Partition

What is your Operating System? I think that me not being able to format this way may be affecting my USB capabilities (I transferred data files to my mp3 player to save to my freshly formatted Setup Was Unable To Format The Partition The Disk May Be Damaged Windows Xp This is the currently recommended one, http://www.partitionwizard.com.....nager.html Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top kcting Posts: 59 This post has been reported. Make Sure The Drive Is Switched On And Properly Connected To Your Computer I assume you are preparing for a reinstall?

I also tried doing a Full Low Level Format using Maxtor PowerMax and setup still has the same problem with the drive. 05-16-2011, 02:28 PM #18 CCT Helper These are what I see from Disk Management: C drive in my computer is (C:) 4.88 GB NTFS Healthy (System) while E drive: (E:) 21.70 GB NTFS Healthy (Boot) (My windows {{offlineMessage}} Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone Software Office Windows Additional software Apps All apps Windows apps Windows phone apps Games Xbox It prefers doing things that way. Setup Cannot Format The Partition Your Computer May Not Have Enough Memory

  • I format my drive C, but it fails to format.
  • Now I have to wonder if the USB ports set up correctly.
  • its driving me nutsss.
  • These can be lengthy to run as you probably know.
  • XP is only saved on c drive and i use f drive to save documents, mp3, jpegs etc(important stuff).
  • That's all I can think of.
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  • Mar 21, 2007 #3 rf6647 TS Maniac Posts: 829 Connector-itis Microscopic contamination can cause these problems, as well.

However, what leads me to believe that this NTFS problem may be causing USB problems is because the first time I formatted, when I was able to use the regular NTFS Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top nasrullar Posts: 1 This post has been reported. Secondly, when I choose to format with the regular, more thorough option (I'm guessing), it does its thing and when it gets to 100% after about an hour, I recieve the I read the comments above but still having problem.

For example, my Smartmedia card reader for my camera smartmedia card will plug in and work fine. Setup Was Unable To Create A New System Partition Just switch to a new HD and use the old as a slave to get the files that I need. CPU usage is 30-50%, total processes are 35, PF usage is 200-300MB.

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May 8, 2003 #4 outas8 TS Rookie Topic Starter even though i boot from cd, instead of going directly to setup,it goes to windows like normal, which is strange. All the bootdisk talk above is how you can do the first stuff, but frankly its ugly, and 5 years ago using a 98 disk was a decent solution, now it this will start xp install process. Windows Unable To Format Also I am constantly getting pop up notifications from internet explorer that there is a script error.

Mike Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top kcting Posts: 59 This post has been reported. Retrieved January 25, 2011, from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314865 Mozilla Firefox 3.6 System Requirements. (n.d.). may be hardware bad sectors comes. Yes Mike.

They wipe out the stuff that XP, and the rest I'm sure, leave behind. I did the reboot with the Windows system CD, went through setup, deleted the old partition, re-partitioned the drive, and then chose to install windows on the new (raw) partition. Similar Topics Won't detect pen drive in any computer. Login now.

by R. Every thing is fine except it runs all USB 2.0 devices at slow speed (even though they are recognized as hi-speed USB 2.0 devices).