Question about IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook
I was given this old IBM T20 type 6427.
When i run format c:
then it tells me the format can not run because the volume is in use by another process...?
i enter yes to force a dismount and nothing happens...
any tips ?
It seems that u are booting using windows and than trying to format it
u need to boot from a bootable cd and than format it
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I would say the hard drive is failing. But need to run a diagnostic on it to be sure.
If you would like to know where to get the ibm / hitachi hard drive diagostic let me know. It's free for download and you can get a bootable ISO image to burn onto cd. Allowing you to boot from cd in order to test the drive.
As far as replacing, you should be good with a 60gb or 80gb. Did it orginally have a 20gb in it? I would say for most people, 60-80 is way more than enough. Unless you have a ton of music or pictures.
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