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Need to reformat a WD 320gb 7200rpm HD...windows hosing

I have a Dell with a 300gb WD HD. I have reformatted this with my windows XP disk 4 times and when I try to start windows for the first time I get a memory error? I tried to FDisk this and nothing seems to work...anyone know how to wipe this drive completely? I did try to use the WD disk and that didn't work either.

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    I did not rate anyone yet as I just read this for the first time

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A memory error is not caused by the hard drive not being wiped, However to wipe this drive formatting it using this command wipes it unconditionally (format C: /s /u)
This will format it at a lower level if you get a memory error check the memmory modules run a program called Pc doctor or amidiag these programs can be found on the internet by using google.com. If this information helped you please use FIXYA as a rating please never use Thanks nice try this will give us experts a bad rap on here and we would not stay around if we keep getting them thanks

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    Grand Canyon Tech Apr 24, 2009

    I would not recommend a low level on this Drive since it will void his warrenty and plus he is having memory errors not hard disk errors to boot thanks

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    I dont knowwhy you rated me "thanks for trying" when I actually was helpful to you. You did not even ask me any more questions can you adjust your rating please we rely off of ratings to keep your questions free.

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