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#418565 - 7th Jul 2010 4:51pm Hard drive formating
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Hey guys

my quadCore died recently and it looks like it's the HDD. I've now got a new one for it but can't format it so I can re install windows.. I've tried plugging it into another desktop but still can't ? Can anyone help me out?

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#418570 - 7th Jul 2010 4:55pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: Wheels]
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Windows Setup should be able to do it for you; are you using a "system recovery" disc included with the PC or did you purchase the OS as an OEM product?

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#418574 - 7th Jul 2010 5:17pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: MattLFC]
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Are you in this evening?
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#418576 - 7th Jul 2010 5:32pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: diggingdeeper]
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Yer mate I'm in all night

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#418580 - 7th Jul 2010 6:11pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: Wheels]
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name a time!
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#418582 - 7th Jul 2010 6:15pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: diggingdeeper]
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When ever is good for you mate. Just pop in smile

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#418583 - 7th Jul 2010 6:15pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: Wheels]
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Ok, see you in about 20 mins.
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#418592 - 7th Jul 2010 7:29pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: Wheels]
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Yer mate I'm in all night


Not out riding ya pig!!?? whippy raftl

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#418612 - 7th Jul 2010 9:32pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: ]
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no piggy is tired raftl

Big thank you to DD! it took 3 installs but got there in the end smile

all updated and all driver in and working smile

Cheers man! thumbsup thumbsup yipee yipee bananalama bananadance

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#418621 - 7th Jul 2010 9:56pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: Wheels]
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My pleasure, all experience is worth having, provided it doesn't hurt toooo much thumbsup
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#418632 - 7th Jul 2010 10:30pm Re: Hard drive formating [Re: Wheels]
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no piggy is tired raftl

Big thank you to DD! it took 3 installs but got there in the end smile

all updated and all driver in and working smile

Cheers man! thumbsup thumbsup yipee yipee bananalama bananadance


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