Resolve not formatting on WD AC35100L

Resolve not formatting on WD AC35100L

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Posted by Pete Johnson on October 28, 2001 at 05:48:08:


My friend had recently has tried to reformat his 5gig Western Digital Caviar - WDC AC35100L and has problems with it stopping many times on sectors trying to reformat them.

Has anyone got any suggestions or utiliries that might help?

Here's the background :
Western Digital Caviar - WDC AC35100L is not original hard drive in Dell Pentium 133
Tried original WD floppy disk which does not seem to do a low level format It formatted ok to a certain extent then stopped.

Done fdisk using fat 16 or FAT 32 and all goes well
Done format c: /s/u/c and it gets stuck. i.e 12 hrs trying to correct one secor
Tried Partition Magic 6 which did not add much to my info.


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