01-01-2009 03:54 PM
Any help would be great.. Thanks.. Need to fix this.
I don't know what to do, never had this problem before, I've only usually formatted 500gb max till now. This is a first time issue.
been sitting there for like 30 hours. My disk manager is not saying anything other than online and formatting still for the drive.
rebooted and then I had to set the drive to Oline and then started to format again. Well at 73% it's just sitting there still and has
but the format gets to 73% and then seems to just sit there. after 24 hours of wating I needed to reboot, so I cancelled the format
I have used disk management to initilize the disk and all that and am up to formatting. Well I have told it to format the disk,
I have a new 1.5TB (1500G) 32M SATA2 Barracuda 7200.11. and I am using windows Vista Ultimate 64bit.
sorry my entre seems to put my writing down not my cursor so you may have to start from the bottom and read back.
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01-02-2009 09:44 PM
be around to give any advice.
The HDD appears to be working properly now, I guess I'll have to keep my eye on it as I have also read that Seagate know they have an issue with momentry hangs. This forum is really bad for help. Noone seems to
Since noone seems to answer on this forum, I kept searching and found a suggestion that people using NVidia Chipsets update their drivers to the latest ones. I did this and my format was successful next try around.