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Help!!! Is that allocated, or unallocated space? Nivekious, Nov 8, 2009 #1 MaxRat Tweak Monster Staff Member Joined: Sep 14, 2003 Messages: 4,433 Location: indiana do the ram test from the install DVD...I'll bet you're having ram issues...make We won't share your email with anybody. Check This Out

The only drives connected should be the optical as boot drive, the floppy if you still use one, and the HDD you will use for 'C'. Product does not come with warranty unless stated otherwise in product description. I'll be getting my original XP disk shipped to me, and I'll give that a try. I read that this means I need to delete and format the hard drive partition that I'm instaling to, but I don't have that option, only load drivers, and drivers of

Anti-Spam Validation Submit ► Rating:4/5 (50) Ships from United States. Just 1 HDD, and get your motherboard manual out. Last edited: Nov 10, 2009 Slaander, Nov 10, 2009 #11 Nivekious Joined: Nov 26, 2007 Messages: 17 Well I got it.

Really don't understand why I would have the problem with all three drives, they're listed as compatible with 7. Webmaster. The first thing I tried to do was install windows 7 onto my system from a burned copy I have, as my original disk is at a different location. Windows unable to complete format - system files on secondary internal drive?

did you do the Windows 7 Compatibility check? hooemeyeOct 27, 2011, 1:56 AM Best answer selected by hooemeye. Reply Reply « Previous123Next » Start a New Thread Subscribe Search This Thread New Posts All Forums:Forum Nav:HomeSubscriptionsPrivate MessagesWho's OnlineForumsOverclock.net ForumNew MembersOverclock.net Related News and InformationOverclock.net Member PollsOverclock.net Contests and PromotionsForum http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/17381-63-installation-format-hard-drive After the deep search (which took 13 freaking hours) it displayed more partitions but they were all listed as MAC HPS or something like that.

Please enter a valid email address. Used - Good : This means that the product has been used, may show clear signs of use and may be missing minor accessories, but remain in good condition. Product does not come with warranty unless stated otherwise in product description. After the deep search (which took 13 freaking hours) it displayed more partitions but they were all listed as MAC HPS or something like that.

I've... Nivekious, Nov 10, 2009 #12 pam123 Computing Professor Staff Member Joined: Jun 19, 2001 Messages: 12,268 Good job. I do remember seeing a thread where someone said a BIOS update cured HDD size misdetection. I cannot keep with people already being level 10-14 and me 1 and we lose Other issue is unpredictibile, i play game normally and bugsplat just appears and when i get

This step lists the disk.11. his comment is here Ask ! Rev 1.0 limited to 4.4Ghz. I made sure I didn't copy/write any data on the HDD though still hoping I can save my data.

More info here Hope this helps and regards these links seem to instruct how to initialize a hard drive on an already installed OS, my system is new, and does not If that doesn't help, then... Make 2 partitions . this contact form Anti-Spam Validation Submit ► Rating:4/5 (17) Ships from United States.

PC Rush Sold and Shipped by: PC Rush Ask PC Rush about: Western Digital Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive Your Email After rewriting it, your partition(s) should show up again. (cross your fingers!) POSTS in 42 seconds. (34 items) POSTS in 2 seconds. (14 items) Boots in That prevents me from progressing through the installation process.I got no idea what that means and there is no extra pc around to format the new HDD on.

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  • I'm unsure as to why I can't boot from the newer one I have.
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  • I enter the client, type username and password and procced.
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  • The default windows drivers are only designed to get system up and running, you still need to install manufacturers drivers, most especially for motherboards. :-/PPS, their are many hard disk management
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Whether you're looking for reveal articles for older champions, or the first time that Rammus rolled into an "OK" thread, or anything in between, you can find it here. Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings so Newegg.com can function correctly. I have removed everything from the drive and it is empty but I see my problem is that the e drive is designated as a system partition. The BIOS can detect all 640GB of the hard drive, so i know its connected, and there is nothing inside the hard drive at all, so i doubt its a read-only

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