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Hard drive can't format

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I have a problem with my pc, i tried to reformat my hardrive but failed to reformat a messages blue screen says, check software and hardware properly installed, i check it and i'm sure its properly installed. both master and slave are detected.

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Please check whether the HDD you want to format is recognized in the BIOS, If yes, then you can format it.
If the HDD is not getting detected in the BIOS, then try connecting your HDD to another IDE Slot.

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This is happening cause your rams are bad (not dead yet just leaking data) you need to have them replaced. You can take it out and take it with you to a store and purchase new ones. The rams are located on the main board and held in place by 2 plastic clips in an upright position, Its about 1 and 1/2 inches hight by about 4 inches long with a bunch of IC's tp the sides of it. Remove it by pulling the clips apart. To install just line it up and push down, it will snap into place.

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