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I can't farmat my hard drive

I'm formating the hard drive but when is doing , this mesaje apears
trying to recover allocation unit
please I need help

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    EricDaniels May 11, 2010

    Is this an external hard drive and in what boot environment are you trying to format from? DOS, Linux, Windows? You can not format a drive that is in use of core files for the current system running.

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If you have a windows xp cd installer or win98 cd installer, install it, let it format your drive.

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