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Hi, My pc worked until yesterday, got the ZLOB virus. So I tried to re-install windows xp professional using disk, when formatted hard drive using the wizard on the cd it got to 100% formatted then said hard drive corrupted, how can i format the hard drive to enable xp to go back on.

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You can download utilities from Hitachi here - http://www.hitachigst.com/hdd/support/download.htm You didn't say which drive you have, but one of the utilities there will allow you to run diagnostics on your drive, format, and partition it.

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