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Can not format xbox 360 console

When i try to format it, it say it can not format it, or it had a error and none of my saved games is on there.

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Well, just to make sure you understand, after you format your Xbox 360 Hard Drive, all your data that was on the hard drive will be lost and cannot be recovered (like Hexic HD, Gamerpics, etc...) make sure that you really would want to do this before you continue, okay?

In formatting your Xbox 360 Hard Drive, follow these steps:
1. Turn on your Xbox 360 console without any disc in the disc tray.
2. In the System section of the Xbox 360 Dashboard, select Memory to view the Storage Devices area.
3. In the Storage Devices area, select Hard Drive then press the Y button on your Xbox 360 controller or on the remote control.
4. In the Device Options area, select Format. You receive the message:
This will delete all content on this device. Do you want to continue?
5. To format your Xbox 360 Hard Drive, select Yes.

If you encounter any problem with this, I would strongly suggest that you contact phone support of xbox for the Hardware department at the following phone numbers:

Toll free: (800) 4MY-XBOX
Direct dial: (425) 635-7180
Hearing impaired (TDD device): (866) 740-9269 or (425) 635-7102

Hours of operation
Phone assistance is available seven days a week.
9:00 A.M. to 1:00 A.M. Eastern Time
6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. Pacific Time


Hope this helps! :)

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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Take off your hard drive then try a game , if it plays the game then most probably you need to replace the hard drive.

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