format my 2nd hdd

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by bluzeboy, Sep 24, 2003.

  1. bluzeboy

    bluzeboy Bluzeboy

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  2. chris

    chris Free to Fly

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    What applications you got open? Anything that may be accessing the files ie. winamp ?
     
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    As chris says, there's nothing running from there, or possibly playing?
    Also what about system restore? is that active on the drive?
     
  4. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Try through safe mode or boot with the xp cd, delete the partition then format it.
     
  5. chris

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    Rebooting and then formatting the drive right away may help as well
     
  6. bluzeboy

    bluzeboy Bluzeboy

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    i have norton anti-virus & speed disc & disk doctor know that i think of it.
     
  7. bluzeboy

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    my page file is on that drive,that was the problem.
    thanks all
     
  8. chris

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    glad to help